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From "Daniel John Debrunner (JIRA)" <derby-...@db.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (DERBY-1555) API for configuration information in Derby's JUnit tests should through instance methods of the base classes, not static methods and static fields
Date Mon, 28 Aug 2006 21:01:23 GMT
    [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1555?page=comments#action_12431069 ] 
            
Daniel John Debrunner commented on DERBY-1555:
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Patch  derby-1555-removecomment.diff  Committed revision 437832 - Thanks Kristian

> API for configuration information in Derby's JUnit tests should through instance methods
of the base classes, not static methods and static fields
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DERBY-1555
>                 URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1555
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Test
>            Reporter: Daniel John Debrunner
>         Assigned To: Daniel John Debrunner
>         Attachments: derby-1555-removecomment.diff
>
>
> The heavy use of static state information in the existing Derby (non-Junit) harness was
a major mistake, it should not be repeated in the Junit model.
> It should be changed before too many tests are written.
> A static configuration will limit the ability for the tests to be flexible and have different
instances running with different configurations,
> a instance based scheme will be more flexible.
> This change will just change the api, the current implementation of  a single static
configuration will remain but be hidden within the base-classes.

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