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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][testing] excluding the failed tests
Date Mon, 26 Jun 2006 13:58:39 GMT
Mikhail Loenko wrote:
> Hi Vladimir,
> 
> IMHO the tests are to verify that an update does not introduce any
> regression. So there are two options: remember which exactly tests may fail
> and remember that all tests must pass. I believe the latter one is a bit
> easier and safer.

+1

Tim

> Thanks,
> Mikhail
> 
> 2006/6/26, Vladimir Ivanov <ivavladimir@gmail.com>:
>> Hi,
>> Working with tests I noticed that we are excluding some tests just
>> because
>> several tests from single TestCase fail.
>>
>> For example, the TestCase 'tests.api.java.lang.StringTest' has 60
>> tests and
>> only 2 of them fails. But the build excludes the whole TestCase and we
>> just
>> miss testing of java.lang.String implementation.
>>
>> Do we really need to exclude TestCases in 'ant test' target?
>>
>> My suggestion is: do not exclude any tests until it crashes VM.
>> If somebody needs a list of tests that always passed a separated
>> target can
>> be added to build.
>>
>> Do you think we should add target 'test-all' to the build?
>>  Thanks, Vladimir
>>
>>
> 
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Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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