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From "Myrna van Lunteren (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (DERBY-5084) convert ijConnName.sql to a ScriptTest junit test
Date Fri, 25 Mar 2011 01:45:05 GMT

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Myrna van Lunteren commented on DERBY-5084:
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Firstly, thank you for working on this issue.

I took a closer look at your patch, and I think the problem you're seeing - the second run
(probably the second one is the network server run, but the order depends on the jvm) fails
with 'connection made to existing database instead' is because the sql script creates its
own database using the connect statement with ";create=true". Most tests don't test database
creation, and can rely on methods in TestConfiguration such as CleanDatabaseSetup or singleUseDatabaseDecorator...But
we cannot do that in this case.

Using TestConfiguration.singleUseDatabaseDecorator was a good attempt, but - as you can see
by reading the javadoc description of the method - it's creating databases with a specific
naming scheme. 

CleanDatabaseSetup assumes it will create the database to be used and the name will be 'wombat'.

I think I ran into these same problems before, and ended up creating a separate teardown method
in at least one instance, see org.apache.derbyTesting.functionTests.tests.i18n.LocalizedAttributeScriptTest.java.
Note also that the .sql script for that test has a shutdown of the system to ensure the database
directories can be removed; ijConnName.sql will need something similar.

Note finally, that as this test uses some hard-coded urls that only reflect embedded, it would
be pointless to run this with networkserver; it'll only connect using the embedded driver
but start network server for no reason. Perhaps a similar test (.sql file) can be made to
use network server urls and run that through NetworkServerTestSetup, but I'd say that would
be an improvement beyond the scope of this JIRA.

Apart from the database creation and cleanup issues, I don't think the current test is testing
the same as the original one.
Although it certainly manages to create a database using the same (or similar) URL, the original
tests some ij specific properties which were set in the _app.properties file. You've rolled
those properties into the url in the connect statement in the .sql file, which is not the
same thing...

I think you will need to wrap the test in a SystemPropertyTestSetup of some sort to set up
those ij properties (which would unset them automatically afterwards).

Finally, you should run the suite through the getIJConfig() method. This ensures that the
test only runs when ij is available in the classpath. 











> convert ijConnName.sql to a ScriptTest junit test
> -------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DERBY-5084
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-5084
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Test
>            Reporter: Myrna van Lunteren
>            Priority: Trivial
>              Labels: derby_triage10_8
>         Attachments: DERBY-5084-1.patch, DERBY-5084-2.patch, DERBY-5084.patch, ijConnName-1.out,
ijConnName-1.tmp
>
>
> In DERBY-3089 it is mentioned that tools/ijConnName.sql should get converted to a junit
test, probably using ScriptTest.
> Making a separate issue so that that issue can be closed.

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