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From "Richard S. Hall" <he...@ungoverned.org>
Subject Re: [testing] Automated (in situ) testing
Date Wed, 16 Aug 2006 15:36:09 GMT
This sounds pretty interesting to me, of course, I am a testing newbie 
so that may not mean much. We probably need feedback from the testing 
gurus out there.

This doesn't sound exactly like unit testing, but leans more toward 
integration testing, right? Perhaps this mechanism could also become the 
basis for integration testing too.


-> richard

Alex Karasulu wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm going to take another stab at this one. But let me take a step 
> back to the requirements level.
> After writing a bundle containing a service, I'd like to write some 
> tests and have maven run them against my bundle in place within Felix. 
> Of course, all dependent bundles would need to be installed so the 
> target bundle being tested can be installed and started.  I want this 
> to happen as part of the test life-cycle of Maven.  So to "mvn 
> install" a bundle, it's (in situ) tests must pass.
> First let me stop and ask if people are really interested in having 
> this capability?
> Basically I'm looking for an OSGi bundle testing framework which 
> easily integrates with Maven and it's compile-test-install etc 
> life-cycle.  We used to have this over at Avalon for the Pheonix 
> container; it was called punit.  It would be nice to have something 
> analogous to it here at Felix, so we can automate in situ testing of 
> OSGi bundles.
> Alex

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