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From "Anton Luht" <anton.l...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] jetty based tests
Date Thu, 25 May 2006 14:31:14 GMT
Good day,

> > The only problem with local server is choosing a local port to bind to
> > - port 80 is often used by another daemon. Test should try to start
> > Jetty on a free port and tell its number to the URLConnection test.
> Autonomically?  I don't think so - I think it should be a configuration
> parameter set by the tester so things are repeatable....

I don't insist on auto-picking the port - I just wanted to draw
attention to busy ports problem. Configuration parameter is fine, too.

> > My opinion is that remote server should not be used in tests - it's
> > problematic and doesn't give any advantages.
> >
> It's a choice here.  I agree it should not be *required*, and that by
> default, one should be able to run the test suite on an airplane when
> the airline isn't Lufthansa :)

Sure - if there's a test that connects to a remote server, it's better
to put it as a bonus rather than to throw it away :)

Anton Luht,
Intel Middleware Products Division

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