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From Paulex Yang <paulex.y...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [General]Do we need a way to publish all harmony tests?
Date Wed, 20 Dec 2006 02:33:43 GMT
Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
> Tony Wu wrote:
>> On 12/15/06, Alexey Petrenko <alexey.a.petrenko@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Do you want to publish the tests in the jar with hdk to let Harmony
>>> users to run the tests?
>> No, I think it may not be published with HDK. But it is necessary to
>> supply a complete test suite separately with HDK, just like RI's TCK.
> I want to emphasize that there's no parallel between our test suite, 
> and the TCK.  The TCK is a special test suite because passing it 
> confers the status of "compatibility with the spec" as defined by the 
> JCP.
> Passing the test suite for harmony means.... that you passed harmony's 
> test suite.
> I'm sure that we all know that, but i didn't want someone from the 
> outside drawing the wrong conclusion, that we're somehow trying to 
> replace the TCK.  People have made this assumption before (and things 
> far weirder...)
+1, IMO a convenient way to run Harmony test suite on Harmony snapshot 
is helpful to our users, but we should make the message clear that, like 
Tomcat's test suite, we have a test suite for Harmony to verify Harmony 
build, that's all.
> geir
>> Then we cound run Harmony Test on other implemetation easily to get
>> the difference if necessary.
>>> SY, Alexey
>>> 2006/12/15, Tony Wu <wuyuehao@gmail.com>:
>>> > I looked into our build system and found that the testcases are built
>>> > and run separately in every module's /bin/test.
>>> >
>>> > Is it a good idea to package all tests to a certain place as the jdk
>>> > does? The only problem I can see is the exclude list file. Do you 
>>> have
>>> > any concern?
>>> >
>>> > If no one objects, I would like to add this feature.
>>> > --
>>> > Tony Wu
>>> > China Software Development Lab, IBM
>>> >

Paulex Yang
China Software Development Lab

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