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From S├ębastien Brisard <>
Subject Re: [math] Using reflection to test private methods
Date Sun, 02 Dec 2012 09:59:53 GMT

2012/12/2 Ted Dunning <>

> Google has a nice @ExposedForTesting annotation that they use for this.
> There are numerous instances in guava where otherwise private methods are
> exposed to the test suite for testing.  It makes a lot of sense, and there
> are no questions to anybody looking at the code about what is happening.
>  If you really want to do so, you can even implement a code walker that
> guarantees that all methods are annotated with the access level and level
> of stability.
> Franckly, I don't know where you guys find the time to study all these
I'm amazed!


> On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 2:25 PM, Gilles Sadowski <
>> wrote:
> > After some time, it becomes a soiurce or questioning ("Why is this code
> > package private?"). [And no, I don't think that it is enough reason to
> > state that reason (for "Junit" testing) is the doc
> >

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