Re: Ant & JUnit java.lang.NullPointerException

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Sun, 11 Nov 2007 21:32:24 -0500
<4737bb33$0$90265$> wrote:

I'm migrating from Netbeans to setup all of my compiling, packaging
and testing. However, I'm having troubles getting the testing part
working. Here's the snippet of code I'm currently using:

        <junit dir="${test.execute}">
            <test name="tciworks.analysis.BayesianTest"/>
        <!--junit printsummary="yes">
            <formatter type="plain"/>
            <batchtest fork="yes" todir="${test.reports}">
                <fileset dir="${test.execute}}">
                    <include name="**/*Test*.java"/>

Code being tested is in ${src}
Test cases are in ${test.src}.
All of the source is copied to ${test.execute} and compiled there.

When I try to test I get the following (trimmed) error:

Apache Ant version 1.7.0 compiled on December 13 2006
Buildfile: build.xml
Detected Java version: 1.5 in: c:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.5.0_06\jre
Detected OS: Windows XP

Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException

Very hard to say without having the code to play with.

You could try replace:

<junit dir="${test.execute}">


<junit fork="on" dir="${test.execute}">

because I have often had problems without that.


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