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From Rajesh Kartha <karth...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Old harness '.java' test adapter for JUnit infrastructure.
Date Tue, 06 Feb 2007 18:58:57 GMT
Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
>
> While canon based tests are not ideal, I think they are acceptable as 
> an interim step, especially if we manage to switch to a single 
> infrastructure. A good goal would be to have the 10.3 release (mid 
> year?) with a single infrastructure so that bug fixing and text cases 
> are easy to merge between trunk and 10.3. Also running the tests in 
> this way does not stop anyone from converting an individual test, it 
> makes it no harder. In fact it *might* make it easier, as a it might 
> be possible to incrementally convert tests and have them continue to 
> run with a master file.
>
> One benefit I see from this approach is that it may allow the 
> community to focus on converting tests that cannot be run using this 
> or other adapters, for example ones with multiple canon files, per jvm 
> version for example. Those tend to be the tests that occupy the most 
> time as the need to update multiple canons is costly.
> It will also centralized which environments a test runs in, one of the 
> issues I'm seeing with the jdbcapi tests and client server is trying 
> to figure out if a test is meant to run in c/s or not. Not clear from 
> the old harness setup.
>
>
+1.

Will try it out and post my findings.

-Rajesh



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