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From Mamta Satoor <msat...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Question about setting a database property only for one test fixture rather than the entire junit test
Date Fri, 15 Feb 2013 18:44:10 GMT
Hi Rick,

Thanks for your response. I will give this approach a try if we decide
to use a property just for that one test.

thanks again,
Mamta

On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 5:48 AM, Rick Hillegas <rick.hillegas@oracle.com> wrote:
> On 2/13/13 10:38 PM, Mamta Satoor wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I was wondering if there is a way to set a database property only for
>> one test fixture within a junit test with many test fixtures. I
>> recently added a test fixture xtestDerby6045 in
>> org.apache.derbyTesting.functionTests.tests.lang.InListMultiProbeTest(I
>> have purposely named it to start with an x because the test will fail
>> until DERBY-6045 is fixed) and in that fixture, I would like to
>> disable background update statistics for it setting the property
>> derby.storage.indexStats.auto to false. The other fixtures in
>> InListMultiProbeTest should not have background update statistics
>> disabled for them. I would appreciate any pointers regarding this. I
>> looked at some of the existing junit suites and see that the various
>> property settings are done for the entire suite and not just one
>> fixture.
>>
>> thanks,
>> Mamta
>>
> Hi Mamta,
>
> If the problem is that you want the oddball test case to share a lot of the
> same machinery as the other cases in the class, this might work:
>
> 1) Create a subclass of InListMultiProbeTest. The subclass could just be a
> nested class inside InLisMultiProbeTest. Let's call the subclass S.
>
> 2) Move the oddball test case into the subclass and add a suite() method to
> S which decorates the case in the special way you need.
>
> 3) Then _Suite.suite() can do the following:
>
>         suite.addTest(InListMultiProbeTest.suite());
>         suite.addTest(InListMultiProbeTest.S.suite());
>
> Hope this helps,
> -Rick
>

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