network tests

Joseph D. Darcy Joe.Darcy at Sun.COM
Tue May 27 09:23:10 PDT 2008

Alan Bateman wrote:
> Joe Darcy wrote:
>> :
>> Could the classic networking tests be refactored a bit to be 
>> centralized like the nio tests?  Would it be natural for classic 
>> networking and nio to get their host information from the same place?
> There was a time when the networking tests had dependencies on quite a 
> few web servers, proxies, etc. but there was effort to replace these 
> tests so there should only be a few dependencies remaining. I briefly 
> looked at the tests today and I was surprised to only find one test that 
> attempts a lookup of a Sun internal host. The other tests with 
> dependencies weren't moved from closed->open. In any case, it should be 
> straight-forward to centralize the dependencies into one place.
>> :
>> Even if the Sun-internal settings remain baked in, I think an easy way 
>> to  pass in a limited number of configuration settings is appropriate 
>> and shouldn't be too hard to accommodate in the test code.  Presumably 
>> an interface like "openjtreg -Dmy.config.options=foo ..." wouldn't be 
>> too awkward to use.
> If by "baked in" you mean a default configuration file for when the 
> property or other knob isn't used then it seems reasonable. Are you 
> thinking of passing in the individual parameters as properties or have 
> one property to locate a properties/config file with the settings?

I was thinking of one property to locate the properties/config file.

What to you think Mark?


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