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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@coredevelopers.net>
Subject Re: Unit/Stress Tests
Date Tue, 03 Aug 2004 16:10:15 GMT
On Aug 3, 2004, at 7:41 AM, Alan D. Cabrera wrote:

> 1) There is a maven build flag that lets builds complete, regardless of
> the tests' completion status.  IMHO, if something breaks for them, then
> something is broken for their configuration and they should know about
> it; this is the raison d'etre of unit tests.  People who cannot handle
> this should be directed to pre-built jars, though I suspect that most
> responsible shops will run the unit tests on their target platforms.
>
> However, if it takes a long time, then this is a different matter; I
> like David Jenks' idea of running smaller, quicker, tests.

Although that is an good idea, I think the implementation is much more 
difficult.  Until we have parameterized stress tests, I'd say the best 
plan is to isolate stress tests and only run them during the nightly 
build.

-dain


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