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From "Vincent Massol" <vmas...@pivolis.com>
Subject RE: cactus maven plugin timeout value
Date Sun, 08 Aug 2004 10:49:27 GMT
Hi Denis,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Denis McLaughlin [mailto:denism@nortelnetworks.com]
> Sent: mercredi 4 août 2004 23:29
> To: cactus-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: cactus maven plugin timeout value
> 
> Hi all,
> 
>   I apologize if this question has come up before: I didn't see anything
> in the FAQ or in the mailing list archives that seemed like a match.
> 
>   We're using maven and cactus as part of a build and automated sanity
> cycle, driven by Cruisecontrol.  It's working very well, with one
> exception: the system we're executing this build and test cycle on is
> rather underpowered.  As a result of this, the JBoss startup time can
> exceed 5 and even 10 minutes.   It seems that the cactus maven plugin
> has a hardwired timeout value of 3 minutes (180000ms): if the JBoss
> hasn't started in 3 minutes, the cactus test fails.
> 
>   I did see this email
> http://www.mail-archive.com/cactus-dev@jakarta.apache.org/msg03300.html,
> which talks about using mechanisms other than timers to determine when
> the JBoss was started.  I'm all for that, but doing that exceeds my
> ability, and I'm in need of a more immediate fix.
> 
>   I directly modified the cactus maven plugin, adding a timeout="900000"
> attribute to the <containerset> tag, and that sorted me right out.  If
> the long term plan is to move away from timers, then that's fine, I can
> sit tight and wait for that.  However, if there's interest in something
> more immediate, I can modify the cactus plugin.jelly to allow the user
> to override the timout using a cactus.containerset.timeout variable: it
> would be 180000 (the current default) if not explicitly set, but if the
> user wanted to override it, then it would detect that and override it.
> 
>   Is there interest in this?

Yep, definitely. Please open a JIRA issue and attach a patch to it. Please
also add a patch for properties.xml and changes.xml (and project.xml to list
you as a contributor if you wish).

Thanks
-Vincent


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