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From "Andrew Zhang" <zhanghuang...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][TestNG] groups of Harmony test
Date Mon, 28 Aug 2006 09:05:45 GMT
On 8/28/06, Ivanov, Alexey A <alexey.a.ivanov@intel.com> wrote:
>
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Richard Liang [mailto:richard.liangyx@gmail.com]
> >Sent: Friday, August 25, 2006 7:18 PM
> >To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >Subject: [classlib][TestNG] groups of Harmony test
> >
> >Hello All,
> >
> >Now let's talk about the TestNG groups. I have read the related threads
> >which posted by George, Vladimir Ivanov and Alexei Zakharov. All of
> them
> >are good discussion about TestNG groups.
> >
> >IMHO, we may define Harmony test groups according the following 4
> >dimensions:
> >
> >1) [Platform] os.any, os.<platform id>
> > *os.any* - group of tests which pass on any platform. IMHO, most of
> our
> >tests should be in this group.
> > *os.<platform id>* - group of tests which are designed for one
> specific
> >platform. A test may be in more than one of the groups. e.g.,
> >@Test(groups={"os.win.IA32", "os.linux.IA32"})
> >
> >    ** os.any and os.<platform id> are mutually exclusive, that is,
> >tests in os.any group should not be in os.win.IA32.
> >
> >2) [Test state] state.broken, state.broken.<platform id>
> > *state.broken* - group of tests which fail on every platform, because
> >of bugs of tests or implementation. We need to fix the bugs of tests or
> >implementation to make them pass.
> > *state.broken.<platform id>* - groups of test which only fail on one
> >specific platform. A test may be in more than one of the groups. e.g.,
> >@Test(groups={"state.broken.linux.IA32", "os.broken.linux.IA64"})
> >
> >     **state.broken.<platform id> group may be used as a convenient way
> >to indicate that a test is platform-specific. e.g., If we support 10
> >platforms, and one test are designed for 9 platforms except for MacOS,
> >instead of list 9 os.<platform id>, we can just use state.broken.MacOS
> >
> >3) [Test type] type.api, type.impl
> > *type.api* - group of tests which are tests for APIs in the Java
> >Specification
> > *type.impl* - groups of tests which are tests for Harmony-specific
> >implementation
> >
> >     ** type.api and type.impl are also mutually exclusive.
> >
> >4) [Test Level] level.unit, level.integration, level.system,
> >level.stress, etc. (Levels of Test refer to the increase in complexity
> >as moving through test cycle. )
> >    ** A test may be in more than one of the groups.
> >    ** In fact, some tests such as System tests are the verification of
> >the entire system.  Maybe we'll put them into a separate project. e.g.,
> >harmony/enhanced/SVT (System Verification Test).
>
> 5) [Environment] env.display, env.headless
>   To distinguish AWT and Swing tests which need a display to run, and
> those which don't, as Mark proposed [1].


Will display option be passed manually as an argument to TestNG, or detected
automatically  when running test?

Regards,
> Alexey.
>
> [1]
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-harmony-dev/200608.mb
> ox/%3c200608241441.k7OEfuBR018998@d06av02.portsmouth.uk.ibm.com%3e
>
> >
> >If we want to run all the unit test for APIs on windows, we may use
> >TestNG groups to select the tests:
> >        <groups>
> >            <run>
> >                <include name="os.any" />
> >                <include name="type.api" />
> >                <include name="os.win.IA32" />
> >                <exclude name="state.broken" />
> >                <exclude name="state.broken.win.IA32" />
> >            </run>
> >        </groups>
> >
> >
> >Well, I think our most of existing tests are in the groups of
> {"os.any",
> >"type.api", "level.unit"}, and I have asked TestNG to add a new option
> >"-groups" for its JUnitConverter which allow us to specify the test
> >groups when migrate from JUnit test to TestNG test.
> >
> >Thanks for reading so far, and I will highly appreciate your comments
> or
> >suggestion.  ;-)
> >
> >--
> >Richard Liang
> >China Software Development Lab, IBM
> >
> >
> >
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> --
> Alexey A. Ivanov
> Intel Middleware Product Division
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-- 
Andrew Zhang
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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