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Groovy example source code file (AllTestSuite.java)

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The Groovy AllTestSuite.java source code

 * Copyright 2003-2007 the original author or authors.
 * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
 * You may obtain a copy of the License at
 *     http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
 * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
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package groovy.util;

import groovy.lang.GroovyClassLoader;
import groovy.lang.Script;
import junit.framework.Test;
import junit.framework.TestSuite;
import org.codehaus.groovy.control.CompilationFailedException;
import org.codehaus.groovy.runtime.ScriptTestAdapter;

import java.io.File;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.util.Collection;
import java.util.Iterator;
import java.util.logging.Logger;

 * AllTestSuite can be used in extension of GroovyTestSuite to execute TestCases written in Groovy
 * from inside a Java IDE.
 * AllTestSuite collects all files below a given directory that comply to a given pattern.
 * From these files, a TestSuite is constructed that can be run via an IDE graphical Test runner.
 * The files are assumed to be Groovy source files and be either a TestCase or a Script that can
 * be wrapped transparently into a TestCase.
 * The directory and the pattern can be set via System properties (see this classes' constants for details.)
 * When setting the loglevel of this class to FINEST, all file loading will be logged.
 * See also groovy.util.AllTestSuiteTest.groovy
 * @author Dierk Koenig based on a prototype by Andrew Glover
 * @author Paul King
 * todo: dk: make FileNameFinder injectable
public class AllTestSuite extends TestSuite {

    /** The System Property to set as base directory for collection of Test Cases.
     * The pattern will be used as an Ant fileset include basedir.
     * Key is "groovy.test.dir".
     * Default value is "./test/".
    public static final String SYSPROP_TEST_DIR = "groovy.test.dir";

    /** The System Property to set as the filename pattern for collection of Test Cases.
     * The pattern will be used as Regular Expression pattern applied with the find
     * operator against each candidate file.path.
     * Key is "groovy.test.pattern".
     * Default value is "Test.groovy".
    public static final String SYSPROP_TEST_PATTERN = "groovy.test.pattern";

    /** The System Property to set as a filename excludes pattern for collection of Test Cases.
     * When non-empty, the pattern will be used as Regular Expression pattern applied with the
     * find operator against each candidate file.path.
     * Key is "groovy.test.excludesPattern".
     * Default value is "".
    public static final String SYSPROP_TEST_EXCLUDES_PATTERN = "groovy.test.excludesPattern";

    private static final Logger LOG = Logger.getLogger(AllTestSuite.class.getName());
    private static final ClassLoader JAVA_LOADER = AllTestSuite.class.getClassLoader();
    private static final GroovyClassLoader GROOVY_LOADER = new GroovyClassLoader(JAVA_LOADER);

    private static final String[] EMPTY_ARGS = new String[]{};
    private static IFileNameFinder finder = null;

    static { // this is only needed since the Groovy Build compiles *.groovy files after *.java files
        try {
            Class finderClass = Class.forName("groovy.util.FileNameFinder");
            finder = (IFileNameFinder) finderClass.newInstance();
        } catch (Exception e) {
            throw new RuntimeException("Cannot find and instantiate class FileNameFinder", e);

    public static Test suite() {
        String basedir = System.getProperty(SYSPROP_TEST_DIR, "./test/");
        String pattern = System.getProperty(SYSPROP_TEST_PATTERN, "**/*Test.groovy");
        String excludesPattern = System.getProperty(SYSPROP_TEST_EXCLUDES_PATTERN, "");
        return suite(basedir, pattern);

    public static Test suite(String basedir, String pattern) {
        return suite(basedir, pattern, "");

    public static Test suite(String basedir, String pattern, String excludesPattern) {
        AllTestSuite suite = new AllTestSuite();
        String fileName = "";
        try {
            Collection filenames = excludesPattern.length() > 0
                    ? finder.getFileNames(basedir, pattern, excludesPattern)
                    : finder.getFileNames(basedir, pattern);
            for (Iterator iter = filenames.iterator(); iter.hasNext();) {
                fileName = (String) iter.next();
                LOG.finest("trying to load "+ fileName);
        } catch (CompilationFailedException e1) {
            throw new RuntimeException("CompilationFailedException when loading "+fileName, e1);
        } catch (IOException e2) {
            throw new RuntimeException("IOException when loading "+fileName, e2);
        return suite;

    protected void loadTest(String fileName) throws CompilationFailedException, IOException {
        Class type = compile(fileName);
        if (!Test.class.isAssignableFrom(type) && Script.class.isAssignableFrom(type)) {
            addTest(new ScriptTestAdapter(type, EMPTY_ARGS));
        } else {

    protected Class compile(String fileName) throws CompilationFailedException, IOException {
        return GROOVY_LOADER.parseClass(new File(fileName));

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