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From sebb <>
Subject Re: Embedded resources in WML pages
Date Sun, 04 Jun 2006 22:20:44 GMT
On 04/06/06, sebb <> wrote:
> On 30/05/06, Bennett McElwee <> wrote:
> > The HTML samplers can automatically retrieve embedded images from web
> > pages, but it doesn't work for all XHTML pages or WML pages. I thought
> > I'd warn users about this, and bounce my solution off you good people.
> >
> > JMeter determines whether a file is HTML by checking that its media type
> > is text/html. If it's something else, for example application/xhtml+xml,
> > application/xml, text/xml or text/vnd.wap.wml, then it won't try to
> > parse the file to retrieve embedded resources. So if you're trying to
> > test a WAP or XHTML application, JMeter may not be able to do what you
> > want.
> >
> > As far as I can tell, this could be fixed most simply by changing
> > org.apache.jmeter.protocol.http.sampler.HTTPSamplerBase as follows:
> >
> > 1. In downloadPageResources(), "text/html" is hardcoded. Either read a
> > list of allowed media types from properties, or hardcode a list of media
> > types. Maybe just allow any media type that contains "html" or "wml".
> Sounds like a good idea.
> Perhaps you could create a Bugzilla enhancement for this?
> > 2. If parsing a WML page, ignore the configured parser and use
> > RegexpHTMLParser. (I guess the other parsers won't handle WML.)
> Not sure about parsing WML pages - they seem to be rather different
> from (X)HTML.
> But it should not be too difficult to specify a different parser for
> certain types of content - we could just add a  wmlParser.classname
> property alongside the htmlParser.classname.
> Perhaps we could also add:
> htmlParser.mimetypes
> wmlParser.mimetypes
> to specify the MIME media types that JMeter can handle, as well as
> which is HTML and which is WML?
> > Could some knowledgeable person confirm that this should work? If so, I
> > will hunt down a JDK and try to make it happen. If I can find time I
> > will try to submit a patch, but don't hold your breath...
> A Bugzilla enhancement would be useful...

Actually, don't bother creating a Bugzilla request...

It was easy enough to add the code, so please just check out the
nightly build 2-1.20060604 instead, and see if it works for you.

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