Harmony
  1. Harmony
  2. HARMONY-268

Custom JUnit results formatters to provide console progress messages

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    • Type: Improvement Improvement
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Misc
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    • Environment:
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    • Estimated Complexity:
      Novice

      Description

      This is related to HARMONY-263. If the "junit" task is used with a "test" child element rather than a "batchtest" child element then there is no information written out to the console to let the tester know how the tests are getting on - the tester just has to wait until the run eventually terminates and the XML or plain text report gets written. This can be a bit disconcerting if the tests run for several minutes.

      The suggested improvement to this is to specify a custom results formatter class in the "formatter" element that generates the required reports but also writes passed/failed/error messages to console as each test completes.

      Patch to follow.

      Best regards,
      George

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              Reporter:
              George Harley
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