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Cobertura example source code file (build.xml)

This example Cobertura source code file (build.xml) is included in the "Java Source Code Warehouse" project. The intent of this project is to help you "Learn Java by Example" TM.

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The Cobertura build.xml source code

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<project name="cobertura.examples.basic" default="coverage" basedir=".">

    Cobertura -
    Copyright (C) 2003 jcoverage ltd.
    Copyright (C) 2005 Mark Doliner <>
    Copyright (C) 2006 Dan Godfrey
    Cobertura is licensed under the GNU General Public License
    Cobertura comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY

	<property file="" />

	<path id="cobertura.classpath">
		<fileset dir="${cobertura.dir}">
			<include name="cobertura.jar" />
			<include name="lib/**/*.jar" />

	<taskdef classpathref="cobertura.classpath" resource=""/>

	<target name="init">
		<mkdir dir="${classes.dir}" />
		<mkdir dir="${instrumented.dir}" />
		<mkdir dir="${reports.xml.dir}" />
		<mkdir dir="${reports.html.dir}" />
		<mkdir dir="${coverage.xml.dir}" />
		<mkdir dir="${coverage.summaryxml.dir}" />
		<mkdir dir="${coverage.html.dir}" />

	<target name="compile" depends="init">
		<javac srcdir="${src.dir}" destdir="${classes.dir}" debug="yes">
			<classpath refid="cobertura.classpath" />

	<target name="instrument" depends="init,compile">
			Remove the coverage data file and any old instrumentation.
		<delete file="cobertura.ser"/>
		<delete dir="${instrumented.dir}" />

			Instrument the application classes, writing the
			instrumented classes into ${build.instrumented.dir}.
		<cobertura-instrument todir="${instrumented.dir}">
				The following line causes instrument to ignore any
				source line containing a reference to log4j, for the
				purposes of coverage reporting.
			<ignore regex="org.apache.log4j.*" />

			<fileset dir="${classes.dir}">
					Instrument all the application classes, but
					don't instrument the test classes.
				<include name="**/*.class" />
				<exclude name="**/*Test.class" />

	<target name="test" depends="init,compile">
		<junit fork="yes" dir="${basedir}" failureProperty="test.failed">
				Note the classpath order: instrumented classes are before the
				original (uninstrumented) classes.  This is important.
			<classpath location="${instrumented.dir}" />
			<classpath location="${classes.dir}" />

				The instrumented classes reference classes used by the
				Cobertura runtime, so Cobertura and its dependencies
				must be on your classpath.
			<classpath refid="cobertura.classpath" />

			<formatter type="xml" />
			<test name="${testcase}" todir="${reports.xml.dir}" if="testcase" />
			<batchtest todir="${reports.xml.dir}" unless="testcase">
				<fileset dir="${src.dir}">
					<include name="**/*" />

		<junitreport todir="${reports.xml.dir}">
			<fileset dir="${reports.xml.dir}">
				<include name="TEST-*.xml" />
			<report format="frames" todir="${reports.html.dir}" />

	<target name="coverage-check">
		<cobertura-check branchrate="34" totallinerate="100" />

	<target name="coverage-report">
			Generate an XML file containing the coverage data using
			the "srcdir" attribute.
		<cobertura-report srcdir="${src.dir}" destdir="${coverage.xml.dir}" format="xml" />

	<target name="summary-coverage-report">
			Generate an summary XML file containing the coverage data using
			the "srcdir" attribute.
		<cobertura-report srcdir="${src.dir}" destdir="${coverage.summaryxml.dir}" format="summaryXml" />

	<target name="alternate-coverage-report">
			Generate a series of HTML files containing the coverage
			data in a user-readable form using nested source filesets.
		<cobertura-report destdir="${coverage.html.dir}">
			<fileset dir="${src.dir}">
				<include name="**/*.java"/>

	<target name="clean" description="Remove all files created by the build/test process.">
		<delete dir="${classes.dir}" />
		<delete dir="${instrumented.dir}" />
		<delete dir="${reports.dir}" />
		<delete file="cobertura.log" />
		<delete file="cobertura.ser" />

	<target name="coverage" depends="compile,instrument,test,coverage-report,summary-coverage-report,alternate-coverage-report" description="Compile, instrument ourself, run the tests and generate JUnit and coverage reports."/>


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