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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: setting up testing
Date Fri, 02 Mar 2012 11:55:26 GMT
On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 2:50 AM, Michael Felt <mamfelt@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have seen the name apxs many times in the past, t/TEST -help names an
>   -apxs               location of apxs (default is from
> Apache2::BuildConfig)

apxs is for building plugin modules (via a compiler that must be installed)

testing relies on special plugin modules (mod_XXX, mod_YYY, etc.) that
are part of the test suite to be built and installed into the httpd
under test

>
> Currently I have a partition (actually a WPAR) that only has perl updated
> via cpan and Apache-Test loaded.
>
> Since I wont be starting the httpd locally, do I still need apxs? It looks
> like it is used for start/stop/reconfig?
>
> Off to work, thanks again for the help!
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 8:42 AM, Michael Felt <mamfelt@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Seems to have worked, and only a minor error/warning (I hope) - twice...
>>
>> Manifying blib/man3/Apache::TestHandler.3
>> lib/Apache/TestHandler.pm:106: Unknown command paragraph "=encoding utf8"
>>
>> So, I expect I'll still have to load more stuff from CPAN, once I find the
>> start button...
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 8:34 AM, Michael Felt <mamfelt@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> In other words, I needed to look lower at:
>>>
>>> so I should be using: "svn checkout"
>>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/perl/Apache-Test/trunk Apache-Test
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 2:29 AM, Jeff Trawick <trawick@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 8:09 PM, Michael Felt <mamfelt@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> > trying:
>>>> > # svnkit-1.3.7/bin/jsvn checkout
>>>> > http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/test/framework/trunk test
>>>> >
>>>> > get:
>>>> > svn: Repository moved permanently to
>>>> > '/viewvc/httpd/test/framework/trunk';
>>>> > please relocate
>>>> > svn: OPTIONS request failed on '/viewvc/httpd/test/framework/trunk'
>>>> >
>>>> > Explanation please.
>>>>
>>>> viewvc is a CGI script, not part of the svn path
>>>>
>>>> This page here has an example of checking out something under the httpd
>>>> project:
>>>>
>>>> http://httpd.apache.org/dev/devnotes.html
>>>>
>>>> >
>>>> > On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 9:01 PM, Jeff Trawick <trawick@gmail.com>
>>>> > wrote:
>>>> >>
>>>> >> On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 2:50 PM, Michael Felt <mamfelt@gmail.com>
>>>> >> wrote:
>>>> >> > Want to get started on this. I read the links from
>>>> >> > http://httpd.apache.org/test/ and think I understand the flood
>>>> >> > subproject.
>>>> >> > From reading the forums here recently I get the impression
that
>>>> >> > more
>>>> >> > than
>>>> >> > flood is being used, or even something other than flood.
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > Looking for assistance and suggestions.
>>>> >>
>>>> >> perl framework...
>>>> >>
>>>> >> get svn on your AIX box if you don't have it already
>>>> >>
>>>> >> check out /httpd/test/framework/trunk/
>>>> >>
>>>> >> perl Makefile.PL -apxs /path/to/apxs
>>>> >> t/TEST
>>>> >> t/TEST -clean
>>>> >>
>>>> >> No it won't be fun because things will fail and there will be many
>>>> >> different reasons, few if any obvious ones :)
>>>> >>
>>>> >> You will likely need to install more Perl modules...  Some old
>>>> >> instructions of mine:
>>>> >>
>>>> >>    perl -MCPAN -e 'shell'
>>>> >>    cpan>install Test::Harness
>>>> >>    cpan>install URI
>>>> >>    cpan>install LWP::Protocol::https
>>>> >>    cpan>install HTTP::DAV
>>>> >>    cpan>install Bundle::ApacheTest
>>>> >>    cpan>install LWP::Simple
>>>> >>
>>>> >> (dunno if this is current or everything you need on your level of
>>>> >> AIX;
>>>> >> this was for OpenSolaris a couple of years ago)
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Born in Roswell... married an alien...
>>>
>>>
>>
>



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