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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: About unit tests
Date Tue, 29 Dec 2009 10:06:50 GMT
Kiran Ayyagari a écrit :
>> There is still a question though : right now, in order to start the 
>> DS at the very last moment, we don't create the DS until we run the 
>> test. I'm not sure it's the right strategy, because it forces the 
>> code which runs the test to be overly complex, dealing with all the 
>> cases.
>> I think that instanciating the Suite DS at the suite level, the Class 
>> DS at the class level, and the Method DS at the test level is 
>> probably a better strategy.
> IMO, this is good while running all the tests as part of a suite(which 
> I believe is the case 90% of time),
> but any test class when run in standalone mode will instantiate a 
> class level DS even if a method level DS
> is defined, but this can be negligible if the DS startup time is at 
> the acceptable level.
Yeah, but I don't think it's a problem, as we rarely define a DS in 
methods anyway.

Emmanuel Lécharny

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