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From "Kathey Marsden (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (DERBY-4726) Investigate updating Junit version required for Derby build and test
Date Thu, 01 Jul 2010 15:13:50 GMT

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Kathey Marsden commented on DERBY-4726:

Thank you Knut, I wonder if since we are up to Foundation 1.1, 3.8.2 will now work. I will
give a try with weme.

> Investigate updating Junit version required for Derby build and test
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: DERBY-4726
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-4726
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Build tools, Test
>    Affects Versions:
>            Reporter: Kathey Marsden
> The derby build documentation BUILDING.html says the derby build requires JUnit 3.8.2.
Junit 3.8.2 is no longer available at junit.org but can be downloaded from:
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/junit/files/
> At a minimum  we need to update the download references but it would be good to move
ahead to JUnit 4 if possible., because who knows how long 3.8 will be generally available.

>  Knut mentioned the following useful history.
> - It used to be that Derby wouldn't build with JUnit 4, but now it seems to, perhaps
because we require JDK 1.5 in the build.
> - He thinks that  Junit 3.8.1 is still required for some small device platforms, because
even 3.8.2 doesn't work there
> - We recommend 3.8.2 in BUILDING.html is was that it was better on reporting errors.
In particular, failures in tearDown() don't mask failures in the test case (they did 3.8.1)

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