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From "Andreas Gudian (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] (SUREFIRE-952) Incompatibility with future release 4.12 of junit (Categories)
Date Thu, 31 Jan 2013 11:07:13 GMT


Andreas Gudian commented on SUREFIRE-952:

Could you attach a small sample project that demonstrates a) the new Junit features and b)
the described behavior? I changed some coded around that in 2.13 and would like to have a
closer look :). Thanks!
> Incompatibility with future release 4.12 of junit (Categories)
> --------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: SUREFIRE-952
>                 URL:
>             Project: Maven Surefire
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Junit 4.x support
>    Affects Versions: 2.12.2, 2.12.4
>            Reporter: Henning Gross
>            Priority: Blocker
> Junit is introducing some interesting new features on Categories in 4.12. @Category will
become @Inherited and @ExcludeCategory/@IncludeCategory will accept a class-array instead
of just a single class. As we need these urgently we are currently testing with the current
snapshot of junit (
Unfortuneately the version seems to be incompatible.
> All tests are executed always. Regardless of the settings in <groups> or <excludedgroups>.
Using 4.11 works fine. I do not know why this happens and therefore cannot provide a patch
but I would love to see it fixed. If someone points me at the cause I will happily find a

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