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Sébastien Cesbron

autotest does not return an error if application to test does not start well

Reported by Sébastien Cesbron | August 29th, 2011 @ 02:34 PM

Framework version: 1.2.3
Platform you're using: linux

Reproduction steps:
1. Create an application
2. Define an evolution script and a database other than in memory
3. Start autotest without applying evolutions

Details:

When running the autotest command, if the application to test does not start the return code of the autotest command is 0.

For example, if you have database evolutions pending. You will have an output like that

~        _            _ 
~  _ __ | | __ _ _  _| |
~ | '_ \| |/ _' | || |_|
~ |  __/|_|\____|\__ (_)
~ |_|            |__/   
~
~ play! 1.2.3, http://www.playframework.org
~ framework ID is test
~
~ Running in test mode
~ Ctrl+C to stop
~ 
~ Deleting /home/sebastien/dev/projects/analytics/tmp
~
Listening for transport dt_socket at address: 8000
16:05:54,690 INFO  ~ Starting /home/sebastien/dev/projects/analytics
16:05:54,693 INFO  ~ Module secure is available (/usr/local/play-inst/play-1.2.3/modules/secure)
16:05:54,694 INFO  ~ Module cobertura is available (/home/sebastien/dev/projects/analytics/modules/cobertura-2.1)
16:05:55,292 WARN  ~ You're running Play! in DEV mode
~
~  Go to http://localhost:9000/@tests to run the tests
~
16:05:55,429 INFO  ~ Listening for HTTP on port 9000 (Waiting a first request to start) ...
~
~ The application does not start. There are errors: java.io.IOException: Server returned HTTP response code: 500 for URL: http://localhost:9000/@tests.list
~

and after that if you do

echo $?

the result is 0.

autotest command handle test failures but does not handle application start errors.

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