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From Guillaume Nodet <gno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Karaf distribution testing
Date Fri, 26 Nov 2010 13:08:58 GMT
I've just committed a first test to see what's possible.
It's really easy and only unzip the distribution, start karaf, wait
for it to be started, run the stop script, and wait for evrything to
We can build on that and add more tests for various scripts and
expected behavior.
We could even add some for demos if that makes sense ...
Feel free to hack on that ....

See http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1039339
The actual test is available at

On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 21:39, Jamie G. <jamie.goodyear@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> After encountering some release issues with the Apache Karaf 2.1.x
> branch it has come to the forefront that we need to improve our
> distribution testing. The main target of distribution testing we need
> is to try out the various scripts we include in each distribution kit.
> These tests would ideally cover un-archiving the kit, launch
> bin/karaf, bin/start, bin/stop, bin/client, and bin/admin.
> To help build these tests we can make use of bin/client to help make
> ssh connections (send commands), and admin/core process library to
> control the various processed involved in each test. To uncompress the
> different distributions we could use commons-compress or just ask
> maven to do the work for us (this is done in the Servicemix NMR &
> Features projects).
> Regardless of which tools we use to build these tests a certain amount
> of CI will be required. Most of us currently use unix based systems,
> so Windows based issues for example tend to sneak by. Hopefully by
> having such tests automated we'll be able to catch distribution issues
> earlier.
> Cheers,
> Jamie

Guillaume Nodet
Blog: http://gnodet.blogspot.com/
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