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From "Myrna van Lunteren (JIRA)" <derby-...@db.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Resolved: (DERBY-577) Test harness should not change the user.dir property , it is meant for infomative purpose only.
Date Mon, 15 May 2006 22:31:07 GMT
     [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-577?page=all ]
     
Myrna van Lunteren resolved DERBY-577:
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    Fix Version: 10.2.0.0
     Resolution: Fixed
     Derby Info:   (was: [Patch Available])

Suresh indicated on the list that it
"[...] is not necessary to port this fix into 10.1 branch."

> 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
>     Reporter: Suresh Thalamati
>     Assignee: Myrna van Lunteren
>     Priority: Minor
>      Fix For: 10.2.0.0
>  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
> 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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