On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 01:15:34AM -0700, Glenn Adams wrote:
> OK, understand on the junit headless issue. For checkstyle/findbugs it would
> be useful to fail the nightly build if they do not pass. I will investigate
> the necessary changes to enable this option, which I hope can be adopted.

I would not agree. Nightly builds are a courtesy to the user. It would
be good if we could guarantee that the builds pass the junit tests.
But it is not relevant to the user whether they pass checkstyle and
findbugs rules. These tests address the issue of code quality, not of
application quality.

> On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 12:55 AM, Simon Pepping <spepp...@leverkruid.eu>wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 11:25:20AM -0700, Glenn Adams wrote:
> > > I notice also that the nightly build target does not run all the junit
> > > tests. It would be better if it run all of them plus checkstyle and
> > > findbugs.
> >
> > Many junit tests require a display. Nightly builds are run in a
> > headless configuration, hence I had to disable many junit tests. At
> > nightly builds there is no one to check checkstyle and findbugs errors
> > and warnings; therefore there is no point in running them.
> >
> > Simon
> >

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