[Webtest] Re: problem with verifylinks and followframe

Marc Guillemot webtest@lists.canoo.com
Wed, 02 Jun 2004 09:41:16 +0200


Hi Ilfrin,

I think too that it's due to the javascript. In this case no hope as long as webtest uses httpunit.

Marc.

ilfrin wrote:
> Hi Marc,
> 
> I understand, the problem is if I put a link to google or ibm there is
> no crash, links to some pages that contain some javascript (my guess
> is that it checkes wheather it is opened in the _top frame, and resets
> the frames if not) make the verifylinks step produce en error if it
> follows a follow frame step
> 
> that may the a problem with httpunit itself ...
> 
> if you'd like I can try extracting the problematic js for you, the one
> which causes the step to crash
> 
> MG> your example is not simple enough: it contains link on a
> MG> external page with javascript and I don't want to have to 
> MG> understand the logic of these page. This is out of scope.
> 
> MG> What I'm interested in, is the *minimal* page or set of pages
> MG> producing a crash with verifylinks. All reference to 
> MG> external pages should be prohibited or if not possible, just
> MG> simple pages without js like webtest's home page.
>