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From "Paul Rogers (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Created] (DRILL-5320) Refactor OptionManager to allow better unit testing
Date Tue, 07 Mar 2017 17:31:38 GMT
Paul Rogers created DRILL-5320:
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             Summary: Refactor OptionManager to allow better unit testing
                 Key: DRILL-5320
                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DRILL-5320
             Project: Apache Drill
          Issue Type: Sub-task
    Affects Versions: 1.10.0
            Reporter: Paul Rogers
            Assignee: Paul Rogers
             Fix For: Future


The {{OptionManager}} interface serves two purposes:

* Create and modify options
* Access option values

The implementations  of this class are integrated with the rest of Drill, making it difficult
to use the classes in isolation in unit testing. Further, since operators are given the full
interface, the operator has the ability to modify options, and so each unit test should either
verify that no modification is, in fact, done, or must track down modifications and test them.

For operator and sub-operator unit tests we need a simpler interface. As it turns out, most
low-level uses of {{OptionManager}} are all read-only. This allows a simple refactoring to
enhance unit testability: create a new super-interface {{OptionSet}}, which provides only
the read-only methods.

Then, refactor low-level classes (code generation, compilers, and so on) to use the restricted
{{OptionSet}} interface.

Finally, for unit tests, create a trivial, map-based implementation that can be populated
as needed for each specific test.



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