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Re: [QF-Test] Question : How to Instrument the JRE on the fly?


  • Subject: Re: [QF-Test] Question : How to Instrument the JRE on the fly?
  • From: Stéphane Savariau <ssavariau@?.com>
  • Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2007 10:51:45 +0200

Hi,

 

I guess I was not enough clear.

For your information, I am able to automate IA install by launching the setup and force it using an already instrumented VM. The option is LAX_VM <path_to_vm>

 

The problem is

At the end of installation The setup launch a java application (just freshly installed by the setup) which includes its own JVM.

The JVM (just installed) is not yet instrumented and I’m searching a way to instrument it without doing it manually through Extra menu.

 

How can I instrumentate this new installed JVM by copying the right files and updating the right properties files.

 

HTH

 

Stephane s

 

Infovista.com

 

From: Laurent Dolle [mailto:ldolle@?.com]
Sent: jeudi 5 juillet 2007 10:43
To: Stéphane Savariau
Cc: qftest-list@?.de; qftest-list-bounces@?.de
Subject: Re: [QF-Test] Question : How to Instrument the JRE on the fly?

 


Hi Stéphane,

Usually, InstallAnywhere uses a special *.vm file (located in ...\resource\installer_vms\) to wrap the JRE.
We have discovered empirically that such files can be opened with Winzip (other zip tools will probably work also). So my advice would be to create your own *.vm file by using an already manually instrumented JRE.

Hope this is enough for you to understand.

Rgds,
Laurent Dollé
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05/07/2007 09:38




Context :
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With QFTEST 2.0, I’m currently designing a test-set that deploy one of our product with InstallAnywhere.
The installation behavior of this application deployment is the following:
Just before the end of installation process, the setup launch a java application (Database configuration) that uses the freshly installed JRE.
 
 
My problem:  
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I would like to instrumentate this freshly installed jre. But every way I used failed.
 
1-      I have tried to instrumentate with QFTEST Console, but unfortunately, the setup delete all files if already exist. So that the instrumentation is lost. I have to manage instrumentation manually and this is a blocking issue for full automation deployment.
2-      I tried to  copy the correct files at the correct place (as we did previously with QFTest 1.06) but QFTEST indicates that the JRE is not correctly instrumentate.
 
Accessibility.properties in <product name>\jre\lib
Qfconnect.jar in <product name>\jre\lib\ext
Update qfconnect.properties with correct properties
 
Something missing here?
 
 
Question:
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Is it possible to instrumentate on the fly a specific JRE?
If yes, could you please indicates the step by step and/or needed files?
 
Thanks in advance.
 
Stephane S
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