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From Emmanuel Lecharny <elecha...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Kerberos implementation questions
Date Mon, 09 Jul 2007 23:14:56 GMT
Enrique Rodriguez a écrit :

> On 7/9/07, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> Guys,
>>
>> I did a simple test on my laptop writing a kerberos-unity project,
>> mimicing the server-unit project. I think that this should be a good
>> approach, as you don't have anymore dependency to deal with.
>>
>> wdyt ?
>
>
> What would you do in the case of SASL GSSAPI bind tests, which use
> both Kerberos and LDAP?  I am in favor of a single integration test
> module.
>
> Similarly, integration tests for Change Password would use Change
> Password and Kerberos.
>
> kerberos-unit would make sense if you were only testing the Kerberos
> protocol, but then why not just put the tests in protocol-kerberos.
>
> Enrique
>
In my mind, you should always write separate tests for separate 
elements. If you want to test SASL GSSAPI, nothing forbid you to create 
a GSSAPI-unit project, where you launch a kerberos + ldap server. The 
very same for changepw.

At least, it will help people like me who are trying to cope with 
Kerberos and all the other related subprojects : it will provide a clear 
base for each project's tests, instead of mixing everything in a giant 
server-uni catch all test.

As we already have around 50 subprojects, 3 more won't harm a lot ...

Emmanuel

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