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From Kalle Korhonen <kalle.o.korho...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: unit testing archetypes
Date Thu, 11 Feb 2010 17:34:47 GMT
Good stuff Luke, thanks, I've been pondering what the best approach is
for this myself.

Kalle


On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 6:13 AM, Luke Patterson
<lukewpatterson@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 5:37 PM, Max Spring <mspring@cisco.com> wrote:
>> What would be a good approach to test an archetype project?
>> ...
>> A minimal test would be to "instantiate" the archetype and to build the resulting
project.
>
> Here's some cut-and-paste that I'm using:
>
> <plugin>
> <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
> <artifactId>maven-invoker-plugin</artifactId>
> <executions>
>  <execution>
>    <id>integration-test</id>
>    <goals>
>      <goal>install</goal>
>      <goal>run</goal>
>    </goals>
>  </execution>
> </executions>
> <configuration>
>  <cloneProjectsTo>${project.build.directory}/it/projects</cloneProjectsTo>
>  <goals>
>    <goal>org.apache.maven.plugins:maven-archetype-plugin:generate</goal>
>  </goals>
>  <localRepositoryPath>${project.build.directory}/it/repo</localRepositoryPath>
>  <pomIncludes>
>    <pomInclude>*</pomInclude>
>  </pomIncludes>
>  <projectsDirectory>${basedir}/src/it/projects</projectsDirectory>
>  <properties>
>    <archetypeArtifactId>${project.artifactId}</archetypeArtifactId>
>    <archetypeGroupId>${project.groupId}</archetypeGroupId>
>    <archetypeRepository>local</archetypeRepository>
>    <archetypeVersion>${project.version}</archetypeVersion>
>    <goals>verify</goals>
>    <interactiveMode>false</interactiveMode>
>  </properties>
>  <streamLogs>true</streamLogs>
> </configuration>
> </plugin>
>
>
> then, your archetype will be run during integration-test phase for all
> subdirectories of <projectsDirectory>, a test.properties file will
> contain the inputs to the archetype:generate goal, and the verify
> phase will be run on each newly generated project
>
> to add a new test, add another directory under <projectsDirectory>
> with a test.properties file
>
> ------------------------------------------
> e.g.
>
> src/it/projects/firsttest/test.properties with contents:
>
> groupId=com.foo
> artifactId=firsttest
> version=1.0.0
> package=com.foo.firsttest
>
> that will create a "firsttest" directory under
> ${project.build.directory}/it/projects/firsttest with the stuff
> generated by your archetype, and then run the verify phase on the
> newly generated "com.foo.firsttest" project
> ------------------------------------------
>
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