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From Kathey Marsden <kmarsdende...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject Re: svn commit: r566359 - in /db/derby/code/trunk/java: engine/org/apache/derby/impl/jdbc/ testing/org/apache/derbyTesting/functionTests/tests/jdbcapi/ testing/org/apache/derbyTesting/junit/ tools/org/apache/derby/impl/tools/ij/
Date Thu, 16 Aug 2007 00:00:12 GMT
Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> Kathey Marsden wrote:
>> Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
>>> kmarsden@apache.org wrote:
>>>
>>>> Added: 
>>>> db/derby/code/trunk/java/testing/org/apache/derbyTesting/functionTests/tests/jdbcapi/DMDBugsTest.java

>>>>
>>>
>>> Just curious, why add a new test class instead of just adding the 
>>> fixture to the existing test for DatabaseMetaData?
>>>
>> Well with the upgrade tests DatabaseMetaData runs with old versions that
>> 1) Don't support synonyms
>> 2) Don't have the fix for this bug.
>
> Hmmmm, that's not what is intended. The comments where the 
> DatabaseMetaDataTest is run indicate that it is only run with the new 
> level of the software (in soft upgrade & post hard upgrade) so it 
> should work. Any failure indicate that there is still a bug.
>
So this fix is only in 10.4, so if we soft/hard upgrade to a lower 
version, e.g. 10.2, shouldn't the test fail?




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