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|0006931||TestLink||API - XMLRPC||public||2015-02-05 07:11||2015-09-19 08:50|
|Priority||normal||Severity||feature request||Reproducibility||have not tried|
|Product Version||1.9.12 (2014 Q3)|
|Fixed in Version||1.9.14 (2015 Q3)|
|Summary||0006931: Get keywords changed to support test case set as input|
|Description||It would be helpful if we can get keywords for many test cases with one XMLRPC call.|
I tried to modify getTestCaseKeywords() and checkTestCaseIdentity() to allow a testcaseid or testcaseexternalid set to passed as parameters so we can get keywords for a test case set. However, I am not sure if this is going to break anything else.
I have attached the modification. Hope this helps.
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|QA Team - Task Workflow Status||READY FOR TESTING|
|Attached Files||xmlrpc.class.zip [^] (47,119 bytes) 2015-02-05 07:11|
need to see, IMHO if needed a new method has to be done because name will be misleading getTestCaseKeywords()
What is the issue with current implementation? cost of each call ? user laziness ?
Yes, need to change it to a better name. However, the new implementation can handle both a single test case and a test case set.
No issue with the current implementation.
It's about the "Cost of each call". It takes several minutes if we want to get keywords for about 100 test cases. In my setup, with the new implementation, 2000 test cases each with 4 keywords for each can be done in less than one minute.
>> However, the new implementation can handle both a
>> single test case and a test case set.
For me is important to have a good design, and not only something that works.
In addition always a reason is needed, to understand why things are done, at least in this project.
edited on: 2015-02-06 18:53
This implementation needs a refactoring.
I can not add to standard code, method that has been changed, and where documentation has not been updated.
I understand also that you have allowed to use an int or an array as input to do not break current implementation, but I do not like this kind of solution.
That's why a new method is needed, that may be in future will replace the current one.
getTestCaseKeywords() will remain as is today, and may be will be a wrapper for
getTestCaseSetKeywords() or getTestCaseKeywordsBulk() or getKeywordsForTestCases() or getKeywordsForTestCaseSet()
need to undertand what is the name that fits better.
This new method will accept only an array for the test cases.
edited on: 2015-02-09 20:11
1. method name will remain the same
2. because is an old method, if test case identity is provided as a single value, return type will continue to be an array with the keywords
if an array of identities is provided return type will be a map with access key that can be test case internal ID or External id (depending of call parameters used) as key and element will be array of keywords
>>if an array of identities is provided return type will be a map with access key that can be test case internal ID or External id (depending of call parameters used) as key and element will be array of keywords
This is better.
IMHO, I think with the same return structure would be better. Two reasons for this:
1. When we say "the call parameters is a single value", this could be a test case ID, or an array with just one test case ID, it would be nice to have the same return type under these 2 conditions.
2. The new added method getTestCaseRequirements() will have the same return type whenever the call parameter is a single value or an array. It's better to be consistent among all XMLRPC methods.
in future only way to call this method will be with an ARRAY no matter if you want process one or more test cases, this is the way I want to go.
This means also that getTestCaseRequirements() will be modified
|1.9.14 Padawan - released - 2015-09-19|
|2015-02-05 07:11||swang3||New Issue|
|2015-02-05 07:11||swang3||File Added: xmlrpc.class.zip|
|2015-02-05 11:04||fman||Note Added: 0022637|
|2015-02-05 12:14||swang3||Note Added: 0022638|
|2015-02-06 18:29||fman||Note Added: 0022647|
|2015-02-06 18:50||fman||Note Added: 0022649|
|2015-02-06 18:53||fman||Note Edited: 0022649||View Revisions|
|2015-02-09 19:25||fman||Note Added: 0022665|
|2015-02-09 20:11||fman||Note Edited: 0022665||View Revisions|
|2015-02-09 20:11||fman||Note View State: 0022665: public|
|2015-02-09 20:12||fman||QA Team - Task Workflow Status||=> READY FOR TESTING|
|2015-02-09 20:12||fman||Status||new => resolved|
|2015-02-09 20:12||fman||Fixed in Version||=> 1.9.14 (2015 Q3)|
|2015-02-09 20:12||fman||Resolution||open => fixed|
|2015-02-09 20:12||fman||Assigned To||=> fman|
|2015-02-09 20:13||fman||Summary||Get keywords for a test case set => Get keywords changed to support test case set as input|
|2015-02-09 20:16||fman||Note Added: 0022666|
|2015-02-09 20:16||fman||Relationship added||child of 0006830|
|2015-02-10 09:05||swang3||Note Added: 0022667|
|2015-02-10 10:22||fman||Note Added: 0022669|
|2015-09-19 08:50||fman||Note Added: 0023988|
|2015-09-19 08:50||fman||Status||resolved => closed|
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