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From "Andrew Zhang" <zhanghuang...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][luni] java.net.ServerSocketTest fails - need help
Date Wed, 06 Dec 2006 09:54:42 GMT
On 12/6/06, Tony Wu <wuyuehao@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I think it is reasonable if some essential configuration should be
> done at first when running harmony tests, especially in java.net. My
> opinion is to fix some regular used port, like 80, 8080, etc. Users
> should guarantee that these ports are available when running testcases
> (we could document this in our instruction for running test).


Agree. But I'm inclined to avoid using well-known ports for Harmony test.
:)

Otherwise people may be unlikely to run Harmony test because it conflicts
with their favorite applications.

On 12/6/06, Andrew Zhang <zhanghuangzhu@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 12/6/06, Zakharov, Vasily M <vasily.m.zakharov@intel.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > > oh... Interesting. It's the test for ServerSocket. Some tests like
> > > > constructor test have to test not only 0, but also specified port.
> > > > Nevertheless, I think it's ok to use port 0 for the case described
> in
> > > > Harmony-2338. Comments?
> > >
> > > That's exactly the problem - you should test how the constructors
> > > (and methods like bind()) handle the specified port numbers, but for
> > > that you have to get those numbers fronm somewhere.
> >
> >
> > So shall we reserve a port for running Harmony test and document it?
> >
> > Using port 0 makes the test running, but reduces it's testing value.
> > > So it's a give&take solution.
> >
> >
> > Agree.
> >
> > Vasily
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Andrew Zhang [mailto:zhanghuangzhu@gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2006 7:33 AM
> > > To: dev@harmony.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: [classlib][luni] java.net.ServerSocketTest fails - need
> > > help
> > >
> > > On 12/6/06, Andrew Zhang <zhanghuangzhu@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 12/6/06, Zakharov, Vasily M <vasily.m.zakharov@intel.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > I've investigated the
> > > http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-2338
> > > > > issue,
> > > > > the detailed description of the problem is available at the JIRA
> > > page.
> > > > >
> > > > > Could anyone qualified in java.net please look into it and suggest
> > > how
> > > > > this should be fixed?
> > > > >
> > > > > There's a problem with tests.api.java.net.ServerSocketTest test
> > > design
> > > > > that uses "random" ports for testing and fails when those ports
> > > happen
> > > > > to be occupied by other applications.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Hi Zakharov, I think we've agreed to use port 0 to select a free
> port
> > > in
> > > > test case.
> > > >
> > > > But we're doing this lazily. I'll fix ServerSocketTest soon. Thanks!
> > > >
> > >
> > > oh... Interesting. It's the test for ServerSocket. Some tests like
> > > constructor test have to test not only 0, but also specified port.
> > > Nevertheless, I think it's ok to use port 0 for the case described in
> > > Harmony-2338. Comments?
> > >
> > > I see many apparent possible fixes for the problem, but none of them
> > > > > looks good enough to implement immediately - they all have
> drawbacks
> > > and
> > > > >
> > > > > I'm not a java.net guru to judge which of those drawbacks are
> > > essential
> > > > > and which are not.
> > > > >
> > > > > Thank you!
> > > > >
> > > > > Vasily Zakharov
> > > > > Intel Enterprise Solutions Software Division
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Best regards,
> > > > Andrew Zhang
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Best regards,
> > > Andrew Zhang
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Best regards,
> > Andrew Zhang
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Tony Wu
> China Software Development Lab, IBM
>



-- 
Best regards,
Andrew Zhang

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