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From Deepak Shetty <shet...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: JMeter test plan parameterization - setting loop count to be indefinite?
Date Fri, 03 Jun 2016 17:39:07 GMT
I dont see it in the docs - when I look at the GUI , putting a -1
automatically changes it to forever .
I'm not sure how one goes about updating the documentation  -perhaps you
could file a bugzilla.

On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 5:07 PM, David Luu <mangaroo@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks Deepak, -1 seems to behave as "forever" though I didn't run for long
> to truly confirm. Is that feature documented somewhere? If not, maybe the
> JMeter docs should be updated to mention that sometime.
>
> On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 9:40 PM, Deepak Shetty <shettyd@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi
> > I cant test right now - but if I remember -1 was infinite  - try it out.
> > If it doesnt work then you'd have to use a while controller inside your
> > test that could react based on passed parameters - whether it wanted to
> > continue or stop after awhile
> >
> > regards
> > deeepak
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 5:28 PM, David Luu <mangaroo@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I've set up and used parameterized loop count, and it's also documented
> > as
> > > a best practice:
> > >
> > >
> >
> http://jmeter.apache.org/usermanual/best-practices.html#parameterising_tests
> > > .
> > > But I was wondering if there's a way to tell JMeter to run the loop
> > > indefinitely, similar to what's provided in the GUI - a checkbox option
> > vs
> > > providing a # in the text field. Would be nice to have the equivalent
> in
> > > command line parameterization options, perhaps something like a loop
> > value
> > > of -1 or 0 means indefinite.
> > >
> > > For now, one can use a workaround of using a really high loop count as
> a
> > > stand in to indefinite runs, but that only goes so far.
> > >
> >
>

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