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From "Andreas L. Delmelle" <andreas.delme...@telenet.be>
Subject Re: Want to contribute
Date Mon, 16 May 2011 20:14:30 GMT
On 15 May 2011, at 07:18, darshan wrote:

Hi Darshan

> Thank you all for answering my questions. I could run the test cases using the variables
in eclipse. That was great! Should I update the wiki so that other it will be easier for other
people using eclipse?

Yes, if you think that is useful, then by all means, go ahead. Thanks!

> For the bug report 47279 from my previous mail, the bug seems to have been fixed so can
it's status be changed to resolved?

If it is really fixed somehow, then I'd definitely start by adding a comment that describes
how you verified this. If the reporter challenges your assessment, he will reopen anyway,
so it does no harm to close it if you are convinced.

> Lastly the bug report https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=50196 was reopened
because there was no test case for the fix. I have reproduced the error by modifying one of
the existing layout test files. The xml file and the output pdfs are attached. However I could
not figure out how to write the checks. How can I know which xpath elements should have what
values? Could you please guide as to how I can write the checks?

You will want to take a look at the generated area tree XML in the build/test-results folder
(or wherever you have the output sent to). Locate the elements in the tree that play a part
in the issue, and figure out which attribute values to check.

Note: if you leave the <checks> element empty, you will still always get a default check
for a non-empty areaTree node. I added this once, to have a generic way to check for simple
things, like not throwing a NullPointerException, but I see it is not mentioned on the Wiki...

Hope this helps!

Regards

Andreas
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