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From Gintautas Grigelionis <>
Subject Re: Mass changes to various projects under Ant umbrella - should we be doing it?
Date Wed, 11 Apr 2018 20:44:34 GMT
2018-04-11 6:25 GMT+00:00 Jaikiran Pai <>:ยด

> On 10/04/18 12:27 AM, Gintautas Grigelionis wrote:
>> I wrote earlier that I was about to review the unit tests.
>> I was particularly unhappy about the root-property hack for an ancient
>> deficiency in Surefire.
> I checked some of the mail discussions, but couldn't find any relevant
> details about this. Can you explain what the root-property hack is? I also
> don't understand how Surefire is related to our tests, which are run using
> the junit and ant-unit framework. If I missed some previous discussion,
> please pointme to it and I'll read up on that.

It's quite unobtrusive so far, see

XMLCatalogTest is an example of unit tests complicated by root property.


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