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From "Andrew McIntyre (JIRA)" <derby-...@db.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (DERBY-892) add mechanism for specifying policy file for individual function tests
Date Sat, 29 Apr 2006 18:10:38 GMT
     [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-892?page=all ]

Andrew McIntyre updated DERBY-892:
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    Attachment: derby-892_pre.diff

Attached is a patch which updates derby_tests.policy if there is a {test}.policy in the functionTests/tests
dir for this test. Included is a sample policy for derbynet/sysinfo.java. The patch is not
ready to be committed, but I thought I would put it out there for others to review.

However, I can't seem to get  derbynet/sysinfo.java to fail (or pass) in any of the ways that
I'm expecting at the moment and its driving me slightly insane. For instance, I can't get
the test to fail as expected by removing the permissions noted in DERBY-622 (along with those
added by Rick for 955), the circumstances mentioned in DERBY-1129, and the locale jar files
output fails to appear even though I've granted the permissions noted in DERBY-622 which allowed
the test to pass before. Maybe the jvm on Mac OS X is just not cooperating. I'll try it on
Windows later.


> add mechanism for specifying policy file for individual function tests
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>          Key: DERBY-892
>          URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-892
>      Project: Derby
>         Type: Bug

>   Components: Test
>     Versions: 10.2.0.0
>     Reporter: Myrna van Lunteren
>     Priority: Minor
>  Attachments: derby-892_pre.diff
>
> It would be nice to be able to specify a test-specific policy file.
> This should get handled similar to existing properties, i.e. get specified in a test_app.properties
file (or, for a suite, in the suite.properties file).  The file should then be copied into
the correct place.
> Note, that the 'old' functionTests harness (as opposed to junit tests) includes a check
for a property called 'serverPolicyFile' (in harness/jvm.java). The name is a left over from
when the policy file was only used for/by network server, and should be renamed - derbyTestPolicyFile,
for instance. It is not used anywhere at present, and not specific to network server. It would
be nice if this could be expanded, or, if not used, removed.
> The default policy file used is the derby_tests.policy file under functionTests/util.
> Also, currently, the property can only be used with RunTest - for further traction, it
should probably get passed on through RunSuite/RunList.
> Once confirmed to be working, the property should get documented in <trunk>/java/testing/README.htm.

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