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From George Harley <george.c.har...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Location of test data files
Date Mon, 13 Mar 2006 12:51:03 GMT
Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
>
>
> Richard Liang wrote:
>> George Harley wrote:
>>> Hi Mikhail (again),
>>>
>>> Just a couple of brief observations about the SerializationTest.java 
>>> code as it stands in SVN today :
>>>
>>> 1) The reference/golden .dat files for Serializable classes in a 
>>> given module could be added under the module's src/test/resources 
>>> directory (in sub-folders corresponding to their package names). In 
>>> an Ant build these would be copied under the test bin using a 
>>> tweaked version of the "copy-test-resources" target (see the 
>>> proposed changes to make/build-java.xml contained in the 
>>> HARMONY-57). At runtime this would make the .dat files available 
>>> from the classpath.
>>>
>> Hello George,
>>
>> It's good to put all test data files for one module into one folder, 
>> such as "src/test/resources". However, there may be other options, 
>> personally I'd like to put the test data file into the same directory 
>> of the test case which uses the data file. This may make the 
>> maintenance work easy. :-)
>
> Yes - for maintenance and name collision, this makes sense.  That is 
> how security does it now.
>
> geir
>
Sorry, I don't understand the "name collision" issue. Could you explain ?

Best regards,
George

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