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From "Alexandru Popescu" <the.mindstorm.mailingl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Unit tests for known issues
Date Fri, 07 Jul 2006 10:45:56 GMT
Not as far as I know :-(. I know TestNG supports different strategies
for this kind of behavior , but I cannot recall having support for
this in JUnit.

.w( the_mindstorm )p.

On 7/7/06, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Question to any JUnit gurus out there: Is there a standard way or a
> best practice for creating unit tests for known issues for which no
> immediate fix is expected? There are currently a few such tests in the
> Jackrabbit test suite, but because they just report as "FAILED", it is
> difficult to see whether the failures were caused by a recent change
> or if they are just known issues.
> I think it is very valuable to have those known issue tests included
> in the test suite, but it would make more sense if they'd be reported
> as TODOs or just skipped unless explicitly asked for.
> The TODO: blocks in Perl's Test::More handle this very nicely, but I
> don't know of any similar feature in JUnit except explicitly skipping
> the tests based on a system property setting.
> BR,
> Jukka Zitting
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