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From Stephane Bailliez <>
Subject RE: [GUMP] Build Failure - Tomcat 4.0
Date Mon, 28 Jan 2002 16:17:39 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Magesh Umasankar []

> > It is checksumMatches = checksum.equals(property) 
> > - but checksum no longer is a String, but a StringBuffer 
> > and thus equals will return false.

> Was this bug introduced as a result of 'automatic' violation
> fixes or when manually done?  If it were automatically corrected

Manually done. I did 3 or 4 of them until I stopped to fix only simple
things because I though it was not wise. Good thing since I messed 2 files
out of 4.
Will review the rest carefully tonight.

> by a tool, then I suggest we review all places where 
> StringBuffers have replaced String manipulations as a result
> of this commit.  Though Checksum's testcase caught this,
> I wonder if there are any other places with similar 'bugs' which 
> do not have testcases at all...

I will focus on keeping <rjunit> to work to ease testing. There are too many
issues related to Ant testing in isolation(at least for me, I must be brain
dead) and this will help me set up coverage reporting on Ant so that we know
where to focus testing efforts...


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