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From David Van Couvering <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: derbyTesting.jar in our releases?
Date Thu, 01 Jun 2006 18:17:34 GMT
It would be nice if this were downloadable separately, if that's possible.

Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> David Van Couvering wrote:
> 
>> I'm sure there's a good reason, but why are we shipping derbyTesting.jar
>> in our releases?
> 
> I think there are good reasons, the tests are part of the derby project
> and it allows people with the download to run the tests in their own
> environment.
> 
> 
> I do think the layout is wrong. Currently for the tests we have (from
> the top level):
> 
> lib/derbyTesting.jar
> 
> I think that the testing jars should be separated from the functionality
> jars, something like:
> 
> testing/README.html // Simplified instructions on how to run the tests
> testing/derbyTesting.jar
> testing/jakarta-oro-2.0.8.jar
> 
> This would then allow us to ship additional jars (licence permitting) to
> ease the ability to run tests from a distribution. The split also makes
> it obvious which are the test jars and which are the real jars.
> 
> Dan.
> 

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