[Webtest] verifyXPath on /html/head/title returning 'parse' error in wt 2.6?

Marc Guillemot Marc Guillemot <mguillemot@yahoo.fr>
Tue, 09 Sep 2008 12:53:31 +0200


Hi,

I guess that this is due to a bug in title parsing due to the '. This
has already been fixed for a long time and you could use a recent build
rather that the older release 2.6.

Cheers,
Marc.
-- 
Blog: http://mguillem.wordpress.com

A Vander wrote:
> Hi guys, 
> 
> I have several pages bombing out early due to what seems to be a rather groce parsing error in a verifyXPath step for the /html/head/title. 
> 
> The error messages look like following excerpt:
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> BUILD FAILED
> D:\tools\webtest-2.6\webtest.xml:184: The following error occurred while executi
> ng this line:
> D:\workspaceJP\jp-ep2i-tests-Canoo\src\main\web-test\usecases\allTests.xml:132:
> The following error occurred while executing this line:
> D:\workspaceJP\jp-ep2i-tests-Canoo\src\main\web-test\usecases\allTests.xml:141:
> The following error occurred while executing this line:
> D:\workspaceJP\jp-ep2i-tests-Canoo\src\main\web-test\usecases\login\loginDeAgeLo
> 
> wer18.xml:13: Wrong result for xpath >/html/head/title<. Expected value "Profil
> administratif/signalΘtique - Conditions α l'inscription non remplies" but got "P
> rofil administratif/signalΘtique - Conditions α l'inscription non remplies</titl
> e> <meta http-equiv="Cache-Control" content="no-store" /> <meta http-equiv="Prag
> ma" content="no-cache" /> <meta http-equiv="Expires" content="0" /> <meta http-e
> quiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-15" /> <link rel="style
> sheet" href="/jp-ep2i/styles/styleFxxxx.css" type="text/css" media="screen"/> <s
> cript language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript"> // Cette fonction permet de
> vΘrifier la validitΘ d'une date au format jj/mm/aaaa function isDate(d) { // Si
> la variable est vide on retourne faux. if (d == "") return true; // On teste l'e
> 
> ... rest of the page here ...
> 
>  </body> </html>"
> 
> Total time: 4 seconds
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> It looks as if wt has his document tree mixed up and considers everything following the title's start tag as being part of the title. All pages presenting this behaviour do validate using the FF HTML Validator extension.
> 
> Upgrading to latest build does solve the problem but breaks numerous verifyXPath's that do work in wt 2.6. So it seems I'm stuck in a dead end street...
> 
> Any ideas on how to avoid the 'parse error' or the xpath issue of the latest build R_1716? 
> 
> TIA, Avander
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