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From Dag.Wan...@Sun.COM (Dag H. Wanvik)
Subject Re: Suggestion for mentee proposal for Jayaram Suramanian
Date Thu, 03 Dec 2009 01:28:51 GMT
Kathey Marsden <kmarsdenderby@sbcglobal.net> writes:

> Jayaram asked me to make some suggestions for  tasks for the next
> three months at approximate six hours per week.    I think it would be
> good to start with some test conversions and then move into sysinfo
> improvements.   So something like:
> Ramp up (3 weeks)
> 1) Do tutorial. Set up build, test, debug environment. 2) Read up on
> JUnit testing, review existing conversions.
> JUnit conversions (4 weeks)
> 3) Convert autoincrement.sql to JUnit.  This should be a good straight
> forward starter. I think we need a Jira for this one.
> 4) DERBY-4114.  Convert selectivity.sql This was an old test that was
> contributed but has old Cloudscape syntax, so will require some
> thought to convert to use Derby syntax.
> 5) DERBY-4249. Create a simple store recovery test in JUnit.  This
> will provide a framework for converting store tests.
> Sysinfo improvements ( 5 weeks)
> These will improve supportability of DERBY significantly.
> 6) DERBY-4441 - Change sysinfo to print out more specific JVM information.
> 7) DERBY-1272 - log sysinfo to derby.log. Need to to nail down
> behavior with community and deal with possible security manager
> issues.
> Does that sound like a reasonable amount of work for 12 weeks at 6
> hours per week?   There are always bumps along the way.

Sounds good, Kathey! Sounds ambitious enough.


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