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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][testing] excluding the failed tests
Date Mon, 10 Jul 2006 12:59:35 GMT
Alexei Zakharov wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>> If there are really useful tests that are being unnecessarily excluded
>> by being in the same *Test class, then you may want to consider moving
>> the failing tests into SecureRandom3Test and excluding that -- but by
>> the sound of it all SecureRandom tests will be failing.
> 
> I think it's a nice idea to do this at least for java.beans since
> there are hundreds of useful workable tests excluded. After quite a
> long time working with this module I have a strong wish to clean up
> the mess.
> 
> But probably we should define some naming pattern for class to put
> excluded tests into. For example for XMLEncoderTest.java we can have
> XMLEncoderTest_Disabled.java or XMLEncoderTest_Failed.java. In this
> case we don't need to put extra "exclude" clause in the build.xml
> since such name doesn't match **/*Test.java pattern (current). Another
> variant is something like FAILED_XMLEncoderTest.java - matches the
> pattern and needs the clause. Thoughts?

I know that is a simple scheme, but let's not invent yet another way.
Either wait for the resolution of the testing layout thread George
refers to, or use the exclusion list for the moment.

Regards,
Tim

-- 

Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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