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From Suresh Thalamati <suresh.thalam...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-577) Test harness should not change the user.dir property , it is meant for infomative purpose only.
Date Mon, 15 May 2006 21:31:30 GMT

Thanks for fixing this bug Myrna. It is not necessary to port this fix 
into 10.1 branch.

-suresh

Myrna van Lunteren wrote:
> Hi,
>  
> I don't think this is needed in 10.1, but Suresh logged this, Suresh, 
> what say you?
>  
> Myrna
> 
>  
> On 5/10/06, *Andrew McIntyre (JIRA)* <derby-dev@db.apache.org 
> <mailto:derby-dev@db.apache.org>> wrote:
> 
>        [
>     http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-577?page=comments#action_12378843
>     <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-577?page=comments#action_12378843>
>     ]
> 
>     Andrew McIntyre commented on DERBY-577:
>     ---------------------------------------
> 
>     Committed to trunk with revision 405670. Do you need this in 10.1?
> 
>      > Test  harness should not change the user.dir property , it is
>     meant for infomative purpose only.
>      >
>     ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>      >
>      >          Key: DERBY-577
>      >          URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-577
>      >      Project: Derby
>      >         Type: Improvement
> 
>      >   Components: Test
>      >     Versions: 10.2.0.0 <http://10.2.0.0>
>      >     Reporter: Suresh Thalamati
>      >     Assignee: Myrna van Lunteren
>      >     Priority: Minor
>      >  Attachments: DERBY-577_102_20060509.diff,
>     DERBY-577_102_20060509.stat
>      >
>      > If  the  user.dir property is changed ,  you wil  find IO calls
>     are working on different directory than what is returned  by
>      > File.getAbsolutePath()   if the file handle is created with a
>     relative path  because of JVM issue: 4117557
>     http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=4117557
>     <http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=4117557>
>      > I think  it  is  not good  idea for test harness to change  the
>     user.dir property.    It makes hard to debug tests ,  because
>      > files  are not created  at  diferent location than  what is
>     returned by getAbsolutePath().    Atleast,   I had  fun time
>     figuring out this :-)
>      > user.dir  is being  changed at the following code segment :
>      > org.apache.derbyTesting.functionTests.harness. RunTest.java
>      >  testJvmProps.addElement("user.dir="+userDirName);
> 
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