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From Phil Harvey <p...@philharveyonline.com>
Subject Re: proton-j Messenger tests failing on Jenkins (PROTON-295)
Date Thu, 23 May 2013 09:17:44 GMT
I initially disabled the failing test because I didn't have time to exclude
it more selectively.  I've just committed a change under PROTON-315 to make
it skip iff we're using proton-j.

It is unfortunate that the Java Messenger implementation is falling so far
beind the C implementation.  Sadly, I don't have the bandwidth to address
this either.


On 16 May 2013 14:26, Rafael Schloming <rhs@alum.mit.edu> wrote:

> On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 4:35 AM, Phil Harvey <phil@philharveyonline.com
> >wrote:
> > Hi Rafi,
> >
> > I have Jira'd this test failure in PROTON-315 and commented out the
> failing
> > test.  I have initially assigned the Jira to you but you may wish to
> canvas
> > for people to assist with whatever Java Messenger changes are necessary.
> > I'm not very familiar with this code personally, but would be happy to
> try
> > to assist anyway.
> >
> The test passes for the C impl and was added to check for a serious
> regression in the C impl, so disabling it entirely is obviously not ideal.
> I'd suggest just skipping it for the Java impl for now if you want the
> tests to pass. I will note however that it's not a test for a new feature,
> it's simply an additional test for an existing feature, and it covers what
> would likely be a common usage of that feature, so having the tests
> actually pass without that test included still isn't that great a
> situation. It's not really the same as a new feature that we have yet to
> add to the Java code, it really is a fairly basic malfunction.
> Put another way, this isn't a code change that caused existing tests to
> fail. From the Java perspective this is simply an additional test with no
> code changes, one that covers a pretty basic usage scenario.
> Overall there is a growing chunk of work that needs to be done to the Java
> Messenger impl to bring it up to parity with the C side both on features
> and bug fixes. I'm not sure what to do about it as we don't really have a
> party taking ownership of that code, and I don't currently have time to
> learn the ins and outs of it, at least not piecemeal for isolated patches.
> > More generally, I believe we should not commit code to trunk that doesn't
> > pass all the tests.  I just want to check that this is still our policy
> so
> > please shout if you disagree.
> >
> I certainly agree. I did actually check that the tests pass and I was under
> the impression they did, however upon further investigation my check was
> foiled by a number of things.
>  - the config.sh script was never updated to find maven jars, because of
> this I could only run the tests via the build system rather than launching
> proton-test directly
>  - the java stuff didn't build with cmake because of the bouncycastle
> dependency
>  - the jni stuff *did* build (which I mistook for the non JNI tests
> passing)
>  - the jni tests were falsely reported as passing, they seem to seg fault
> part way through, and cmake reports them passing
> I was only able to see the failure after downloading the bouncycastle
> dependency and updating the config.sh script to find the jars that cmake
> builds, however make test still does not appear to run a pure java profile,
> only the jni tests even when the pure java is actually successfully built.
> --Rafael

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