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From "Adrian (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Commented: (SUREFIRE-31) support junit 4.0
Date Thu, 10 Aug 2006 07:46:17 GMT
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Adrian commented on SUREFIRE-31:

Any idea when this might be done? 

I want to know whether it is worth using JUnit 4 yet or not.


> support junit 4.0
> -----------------
>                 Key: SUREFIRE-31
>                 URL:
>             Project: surefire
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: John Didion
>         Attachments:
> I know this is a pretty sizable task. I just wanted to get it in the system now that
4.0 has officially been released. Hopefully this will generate some discussion about how 4.0
will be handled - mainly if it will require a completely seperate implemenation of surefire
(keeping the same API so it can easily be used by the maven plugin), or if use of 4.0 will
be made a configurable option of the current surefire.
> Here's some additional features I'd like to see:
> 1. Ability to categorize tests. Unfortunately, 4.0 doesn't include an @Category annotation,
or make category a parameter of @Test. However, the filtering mechanism provided by 4.0 is
sufficent to support categories given the presense of such an annotation. I recommend putting
the @Category annotation in a seperate module (surefire-annotations?) and build support for
it into surefire. Hopefully the junit guys could be convinced to incorporate it in a later
> 2. Similarly, support repeated tests via an @Repeated annotation. I'm not sure how easy
this would be to do external to junit.

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