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From Paul Benedict <pbened...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [beanutils] testing around ConvertUtils
Date Thu, 12 Mar 2009 02:42:30 GMT
Why can't you set up the test just like you would in real life? How do
you register your converters today?

On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 3:22 AM, Adam Hardy
<ahardy.struts@cyberspaceroad.com> wrote:
> In my unit tests I sometimes have the situation where I need to register my
> custom converters for ConvertUtils in order to make everything behave as it
> would in real life.
>
> Normally the conversions are incidental to the test so it seems unnecessary
> to need to set up ConvertUtils.
>
> Seeing inside the ConvertUtils class that there is a ConvertUtilsBean, I had
> the idea of using the ConvertUtilsBean in my classes, and initializing it
> via dependency injection.
>
> Then I could mock it.
>
> However all access to the ConvertUtilsBean via the singleton getInstance
> factory method is protected. Would it be unwise to instantiate it myself in
> my dependency injection container?
>
>
> Thanks
> Adam
>
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