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From James Strachan <>
Subject Re: [build] Only run tests if something changed?
Date Sat, 16 Aug 2003 07:18:44 GMT
On Friday, August 15, 2003, at 09:00  pm, Berin Loritsch wrote:
> My suggestion is to group your tests into functional units so that you 
> test a
> Jar at a time.  That would encourage Geronimo to have a group of JAR 
> files
> instead of one big one.  That way you can at least confine the tests 
> to be
> run on a small part of Geronimo instead of the whole thing at once.
> It will also help developer not get overwhelmed at the number of tests 
> in the
> whole system.  I believe the Maven reactor builds can determine if 
> sub-projects
> are up to date and skip the build/test cycle for those sub-projects.

We're already doing this - take a peek in CVS :)


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