[Webtest] Execute a single test or suite

av8r av8r <harman.birdi@gmail.com>
Wed, 24 Sep 2008 16:36:58 -0700 (PDT)


Thanks Marc - really appreciate it. That worked. :)


Marc Guillemot wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> if you put your properties loading task in the main build file, then you
> can simply set the wt.testInWork property to the name of the single
> test/test suite to run:
> 
> ant -Dwt.testInWork=tests/sanitySuite.xml
> 
> Cheers,
> Marc.
> -- 
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> 
> av8r wrote:
>> 
>> Sorry - The title for the post should have been execute a single test or
>> suite.
>> 
>> Hope to hear from someone who has done this soon.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> av8r wrote:
>>> I am having some trouble getting webtest to execute one test (or one
>>> testSuite). I would like to
>>> do this while I am developing tests, rather than to have comment out
>>> rest
>>> of the tests in my suite file.
>>> My set up is as below:
>>>
>>> In build.xml, the property wt.testInWork is set as below:
>>>
>>> <?xml version="1.0"?>
>>> <project name="test" default="wt.full">
>>>
>>> 	<property name="webtest.home" value="/Users/qa/Canoo"/>
>>>
>>> 	<import file="definitions.xml" description="Import custom definitions
>>> (if
>>> any)"/>
>>> 	<import file="${webtest.home}/webtest.xml" description="Import all
>>> functionalities for a full build"/>
>>> 	
>>> 	<property name="wt.testInWork" value="tests/allTests.xml"/>	
>>> </project>
>>>
>>>
>>> The file tests/allTest.xml has information about various suite of tests
>>> that I have as shown below:
>>>
>>> <?xml version="1.0"?>
>>> <project default="test">
>>> 	<property file="../properties/english.properties"/>
>>> 			
>>> 	<target name="test" description="runs all the tests">
>>> 		<!-- ant dir="accounts" antfile="accountsSuite.xml"/-->
>>> 		<ant dir="sanity" antfile="sanitySuite.xml"/>
>>> 	</target>
>>>
>>> </project>
>>>
>>> Finally, I have the test suite files in each of the directories which
>>> have
>>> lists of tests that make up that particular test suite
>>> (sanitySuite.xml),
>>> as shown below:
>>>
>>> ?xml version="1.0"?>
>>> <project default="test">
>>> 	
>>> 	<target name="test" description="runs all the tests">
>>> 		<!--ant antfile="./Install.xml"/-->
>>> 		<ant antfile="./InitialLogin.xml"/>
>>> 	</target>
>>>
>>> </project>
>>>
>>> As you can see, I have the accountsSuite.xml commented out in the
>>> tests/allTest.xml
>>> file and the Install.xml commented out in the sanitySuite.xml file,
>>> because the only test
>>> that I want to run is the InitialLogin.xml.
>>>
>>> Could someone please point me out to how can I run any one test (or any
>>> one testSuite) directly
>>> rather than having to comment and uncomment in my various testSuite or
>>> allTests build files.
>>> Anytime I try to run the test directly, I start getting errors similar
>>> to
>>> the one shown:
>>>
>>> BUILD FAILED
>>> /Users/qa/Canoo/Sugar/tests/allTests.xml:11: The following error
>>> occurred
>>> while executing this line:
>>> /Users/qa/Canoo/Sugar/tests/accounts/accountsSuite.xml:5: The following
>>> error occurred while executing this line:
>>> /Users/qa/Canoo/Sugar/tests/accounts/SearchAccount.xml:5: Problem:
>>> failed
>>> to create task or type webtest
>>> Cause: The name is undefined.
>>> Action: Check the spelling.
>>> Action: Check that any custom tasks/types have been declared.
>>> Action: Check that any <presetdef>/<macrodef> declarations have taken
>>> place.
>>>
>>> I realize this may be more of an ant question, but I couldn't find
>>> anything suitable on the
>>> web while searching for this. Everything does run properly if I just
>>> execute webtest.sh.
>>>
>>> TIA
>>>
>>>
>> 
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