Sunday, October 16, 2005

Junit 3.8.2

*UPDATES* Appearently 3.8.2 was released many moons ago.

I found a pleasant suprise when I check out the latest Junit from the SourceForge CVS yesterday, the latest stable Junit is 3.8.2. However, a quick check with www.junit.org shows that the version for download is still the old 3.81.

To get the latest junit code frm the CVS, run the command below:

cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/junit co -P junit

After you finished the download, run Ant and by default it will build the dist of junit.
drwxr-xr-x   2 sey sey   128 Oct 16 19:45 CVS
-rw-r--r-- 1 sey sey 27523 Nov 18 2004 README.html
-rw-r--r-- 1 sey sey 3392 Nov 18 2004 build.xml
-rw-r--r-- 1 sey sey 15048 Aug 24 2002 cpl-v10.html
drwxr-xr-x 7 sey sey 288 Oct 16 19:44 doc
drwxr-xr-x 11 sey sey 280 Oct 16 19:45 junit
drwxr-xr-x 5 sey sey 240 Oct 16 19:48 junit3.8.2
-rw-r--r-- 1 sey sey 1380 Mar 31 2002 stylesheet.css
The README.html indicates that this is a bug fix release and no new significant features. Taken from the file,
"The changes between the versions are minimal and the focus was on fixing the accumulated bug reports. The most signifanct change is replacing the much-reviled string comparison format with something easier to read and use."

If you are having problem with Junit give the latest 3.8.2 a try.

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