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From Christophe Lombart <>
Subject Re: test changes
Date Mon, 06 Feb 2006 11:50:09 GMT
Yes, it seems better to run unit test like this

For maven setup, review in the jcr-mapping project.xml the unit
definition like this

			<!-- excludes>
			</excludes -->			

On 2/6/06, Alexandru Popescu <> wrote:
> Hi!
> I would like to kindly ask you to take a look at the attached zip. It suggests a new
approach for
> the tests.
> The changes:
> 1/ each testcase that needs to run against a repository has a suite() method that wraps
> TestSuite inside a RepositoryLifecycleTestSetup
> This allows running each test by its own and guarantees that the repository is correctly
> only once and closed afterwards.
> 2/ each package contains a AllTests class that has mainly 2 methods:
> - suite() that wrappes inside a RepositoryLifecycleTestSetup a simple TestSuite: this
is too allow
> to run all tests inside a package. As above it guarantees that the repository is started
only once
> and closed afterwards
> - simpleSuite(): returns a normal TestSuite(). This method is used by the main AllTests
class that
> provides the suite for the whole graffito jcr
> 3/ org.apache.portals.graffito.jcr.AllTests
> creates the suite for all tests
> It may look a little tedious and it requires a little more work to be done when creating
> However this has the advantage that you can run individual tests, package level tests
and the whole
> suite without worrying about the repository startup and close. It was implemented this
way because
> of the OutOfMemoryError problem I have reported to Jackrabbit ml (it looks like it is
a problem with
> Derby not releasing the resources). However, I still believe that creating a repository
only once
> before a suite is run and assuring that it is closed afterwards is the good and correct
> What do you think?
> ./alex
> --
> .w( the_mindstorm )p.
> ps: if you agree with these changes, than somebody that knows Maven should instruct it
to run only
> org.apache.portals.graffito.jcr.AllTests.

Best regards,


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