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From "David W. Van Couvering" <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: DB2JCC, was: [jira] Updated: (DERBY-689) Various improvements to compatibility test.
Date Wed, 09 Nov 2005 22:46:44 GMT
I'm happy, as long as there are plans to make this optional in the future.

David

Rick Hillegas wrote:
> Hi Dan,
> 
> I think that I may be talking past you and David. Some confusion may be 
> caused by the fact that the compatibility test runs under two harnesses:
> 
> 1) The derbyall harness runs one combination of the test. This 
> combination is ( Client = mainline DerbyClient, ClientVM = user's 
> default, Server = mainline DerbyServer, ServerVM = user's default ). 
> DB2JCC is not required for this.
> 
> 2) The compatibility suite harness runs all combinations of the test. 
> Currently this only happens when someone bothers to setup the 
> environment and run the suite. However, it's my hope that the full suite 
> will be run as part of some automated process on a nightly/weekly basis 
> and before vetting a release candidate. DB2JCC is part of the required 
> environment for this full suite. The required environment also includes 
> three vms (jdk1.3, jdk1.4, and jdk1.5) and four Derby releases (10.0, 
> 10.1.1.0, 10.1.2.0, mainline jars).
> 
> The suite harness is not configurable currently. Right now you have to 
> run all combinations and therefore have a complete environment. As part 
> of some future submission, I intend to put in logic to make it possible 
> to run just one combination under the suite harness. When I do that, I 
> can make extraneous parts of the environment (such as DB2JCC) optional.
> 
> I hope this clarifies the situation.
> 
> Cheers,
> -Rick
> 
> Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> 
>> Rick Hillegas wrote:
>>
>>
>>  
>>
>>> DB2JCC is included because some Derby customers use it and I thought the
>>> community would be interested in tracking its compatibility issues. For
>>> instance, we might want to understand issues which customers will face
>>> if they migrate off DB2JCC onto DerbyClient 10.2. Based on previous
>>> email threads, I could see these compatibility issues gating the
>>> acceptance of proposals or releases by some of our committers.
>>>   
>>
>>
>> That's great to include tests/framework for JCC.
>>
>> The question is can it be optional, or must I download JCC to run these
>> tests with combinations that do not include JCC?
>>
>> People who want to test JCC should be able to, those that don't
>> shouldn't be required to download JCC.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Dan.
>>
>>  
>>
> 

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