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From cost...@covalent.net
Subject RE: [Proposal] Tomcat and Cactus (Repost)
Date Sat, 25 May 2002 22:38:38 GMT
I would prefer to see a self-contained WAR file ( or a set of 
self-contained wars ). 



Costin

On Sat, 25 May 2002, Vincent Massol wrote:

> Thanks to speak your mind Costin. At least you answered. I would have
> liked more feedback from other committers.
> 
> For the time being I'll prepare a "cactification" script for Tomcat that
> will be delivered with Cactus. BTW, is there any problem if we create in
> cactusland a specially packaged Tomcat version that is cactus-aware ?
> I'm not sure yet we want to follow that route but if we wanted to do
> this and put it in the cactus release directory, would you see any
> problem ?
> 
> I'll repost in 6 months ... :-)
> 
> Thanks
> -Vincent
> 
> Sidenote: I believe Cactus could very effectively be used as a
> regression testing tool for the Tomcat project. It has already
> discovered problems in the past. I haven't looked at the Watchdog
> project but it could be either a replacement or a complement to it. You
> should try it at some point. I would love to hear comments of what you
> don't like/do like. Quick start up guide for Tomcat is available here :
> http://jakarta.apache.org/cactus/1.4/howto_tomcat.html (needs only 10
> minutes).
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: costinm@covalent.net [mailto:costinm@covalent.net]
> > Sent: 24 May 2002 19:41
> > To: Tomcat Users List
> > Cc: List Tomcat-Dev
> > Subject: Re: [Proposal] Tomcat and Cactus (Repost)
> > 
> > On Fri, 24 May 2002, Vincent Massol wrote:
> > 
> > > I'm reposting in the secret hope that I got no response to this
> email I
> > > sent last week because no one saw it in the flood of Tomcat emails !
> If
> > > I get no answer this time, I will understand that no one finds this
> of
> > > interest and will try again in 6 months - 1 year :-)
> > 
> > I think it would be a good idea :-), there is already far too much
> going
> > on, with all the new features and changes ( jmx, 4.1, jk2, jasper2,
> > coyote, etc ).
> > 
> > Costin
> > 
> > 
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > -Vincent
> > >
> > > ----
> > >
> > > Hi Tomcat developers,
> > >
> > > This is a proposal to bring Jakarta Tomcat and Jakarta Cactus
> > > (http://jakarta.apache.org/cactus) closer. I hope you'll like it.
> > >
> > > (0) Rationale
> > >
> > > Jakarta Cactus is a unit testing framework for testing Servlet,
> Taglibs
> > > and Filters. Jakarta Tomcat is a Servlet engine (Servlet, Taglibs,
> > > Filters). They are both part of the Jakarta community. At the
> moment,
> > > there are no existing Servlet container that have an easy way to
> unit
> > > test Servlets. The idea is to bring this ease of use to Tomcat by
> making
> > > it easy to use Cactus within Tomcat (in other words, add a unit
> testing
> > > service to Tomcat).
> > >
> > > (1) Scope of the proposal
> > >
> > > a) To bundle Cactus within Tomcat so that it provides a unique ease
> of
> > > use for Tomcat users who wishes to test their servlet code
> > > b) To make Cactus the official Tomcat test framework for end users
> > >
> > > (1) From the point of view of Tomcat users
> > >
> > > By providing the bundling defined in point (2) below, Tomcat end
> users
> > > would only have to do the following to test their code (see
> > > http://jakarta.apache.org/cactus/1.4/howto_tomcat.html, steps 4 to
> 6) :
> > >
> > > a) Create Cactus test classes in their WEB-INF/classes directory
> > > b) Open a browser and type the URL of the Cactus test runner,
> passing
> > > the name of the test class (see the link above for details)
> > >
> > > (2) Cactus bundling in Tomcat
> > >
> > > "Bundling" Cactus in Tomcat means (see steps 1 to 3 on the above
> link) :
> > >
> > > a) Adding the following jars to common/lib : cactus.jar, junit.jar,
> > > httpclient.jar, aspectjrt.jar (total of 423 KB)
> > > b) Adding the Cactus servlet test runner and redirector servlet and
> > > mappings in conf/web.xml
> > >
> > > (3) Versions
> > >
> > > The target Tomcat version for this proposal is 4.0 and greater. The
> > > Cactus one is 1.4 and greater (note that Cactus 1.4 is not released
> yet
> > > and is still in CVS - It can be downloaded from the nightly build).
> > >
> > > Comments, ideas ?
> > >
> > > Thank you
> > > -Vincent (from the Cactus team)
> > >
> > >
> > >
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