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From "Alexey Varlamov" <alexey.v.varla...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][beans]Excluded tests for beans module.
Date Fri, 27 Apr 2007 05:52:18 GMT
2007/4/27, Leo Li <liyilei1979@gmail.com>:
>  Hi, all:
>      When fixing bugs, I will add some regression tests. But if they are
> appended to the original test files, they will still in the  exclude list
> since I can not fix all problems of a test file in one time. So I decide, if
> no one objects, to add another test file, for example,
> BeanContextSupport2Test, parallel with the original excluded
> BeanContextSupportTest,  to include the added regression ones in order to
> ensure our future progress will not break something.:)

Some people use XXXRTest naming pattern, it seems a bit more descriptive ;)
i.e. BeanContextSupportRTest in your case

>
>
> On 4/26/07, Alexei Zakharov <alexei.zakharov@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Leo,
> >
> > I've spent plenty of time in the past trying to enable all these beans
> > tests. The main reason why they are excluded is the fact that they
> > never pass. :) And nobody has enough time and energy to change this
> > situation. Originally these tests and the code of java.beans package
> > itself came from different contributions. And they really didn't fit
> > each other well. Many tests check implementation details of some
> > third-party's implementation that is neither Harmony nor RI. However,
> > it much closer to RI than to Harmony. :) IMO the most tricky part are
> > tests for XMLEncoder / XMLDecoder. Be prepared that you might need to
> > significantly rework or even rewrite these classes in order to enable
> > corresponding tests.
> >
> > However, if you like to start working on it - it's a good news. Go
> > ahead! Don't hesitate to ask questions. I think I still remember
> > something and most likely can answer simple questions. :)
> > Good luck.
> >
> > 2007/4/26, Leo Li <liyilei1979@gmail.com>:
> > > Hi, all:
> > >      I am looking at the testcases for beans module and I found that
> > there
> > > are a lot of testcases excluded. Is there any special reason that these
> > > testcases are excluded? I have found several test failures but I think
> > they
> > > should be fixed, for example, the serialization problem and the
> > > compatibility between sun and harmony.
> > >     I would like to look at these testcases and any volunteer?
> > >
> > > Good luck!
> > > --
> > > Leo Li
> > > China Software Development Lab, IBM
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Alexei Zakharov,
> > Intel ESSD
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Leo Li
> China Software Development Lab, IBM
>

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