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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: LangScripts JUnit test fails in views.sql
Date Mon, 06 Nov 2006 23:31:45 GMT
Dyre.Tjeldvoll@Sun.COM wrote:
> Yip Ng <yipng168@gmail.com> writes:
>> Some observations:
>> If org.apache.derbyTesting.functionTests.harness.RunTest is used to run
>> views.sql, then it have 2 newline diffs.
>> If org.apache.derbyTesting.functionTests.tests.lang.LangScripts is used to
>> run, then the ordering of one of the outputs differs.
>> I filed a jira for this: DERBY-2048
> Hmm, I think this demonstrates the weakness of canon-based testing,
> regardless of the harness being used to run them. In this particlular
> case, using JUnit actually makes it more difficult since it doesn't
> show you a context diff...

Not sure JUnit makes it any more difficult, the diff the old harness 
used had its problems, and didn't produce a context diff. If I see a 
failure I use the following, where $DM is the location of the master files:

diff -c $DM views.out


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