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From "Niklas Gustavsson" <>
Subject Re: [EXEC] Help needed for regression testing ...
Date Wed, 09 Apr 2008 15:40:54 GMT

I feel really bad about not giving commons-exec the love it needs.
Nice to see some additional testing going on with the code. Have you
found any bugs that need fixing?

Could we include these tests as part of the exec project? I would be
happy to help out with the integration if needed. In addition to our
unit tests we could have an integration test suite. If so, I would
like them to run from our maven build, do you foresee any issues with


On Wed, Apr 9, 2008 at 4:47 PM, Siegfried Goeschl
<> wrote:
> Hi folks,
>  commons-exec (see is about running
> external processes from within a JVM - and there are a lot of OS and JVM
> versions out there (plus a lot of code in commons-exec to handle this).
>  So if you feel adventurous and have some time to spare ...
>  +) I uploaded a self-contained test distribution to
>  +) If you unpack the zip file you are able to start the regression tests
> using 'sh ./" or 'testme.bat'
>  +) Make sure that you have $JAVA_HOME defined as environment variable to
> pick up your Java installation to be used
>  +) It runs all regression tests without requiring to have ANT or Maven
> installed
>  +) Send a quick feedback about the test result and the OS/JVM being used so
> I can update the website
>  Thanks in advance
>  Siegfried Goeschl
>  PS: Please, don't run the tests on a mission-critical & super-important box
> - some of the tests are quite heavy (e.g. starting thousand processes to
> make sure that we don't have any memory/handle leaks)
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