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PM86994: BOTH BRANCHES OF DECISION STEPS ARE EXECUTED WHEN A SUITE IS SET TO SLOW FAIL

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Steps to reproduce:
    
    1. Create a test with a decision step where the test evaluates
    as true
    2. Verify that the test executes the true branch only
    3. Add the test to a suite
    4. Edit the suite scenario and click "Allow the tests to
    continue even if a step fails"
    5. Run the suite
    
    Expected Results:
    Only the true branch is executed.
    
    Actual Results:
    The true branch is executed, then the false branch is executed.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All users of Rational Integration Tester creating tests that *
    * employ a Decision Action whilst employing Slow Fail          *
    * functionality                                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * Steps to reproduce:                                          *
    *                                                              *
    * 1. Create a test with a decision step where the test         *
    * evaluates                                                    *
    * as true                                                      *
    * 2. Verify that the test executes the true branch only        *
    * 3. Add the test to a suite                                   *
    * 4. Edit the suite scenario and click "Allow the tests to     *
    * continue even if a step fails"                               *
    * 5. Run the suite                                             *
    *                                                              *
    * Expected Results:                                            *
    * Only the true branch is executed.                            *
    *                                                              *
    * Actual Results:                                              *
    * The true branch is executed, then the false branch is        *
    * executed.                                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to Rational Integration Tester v8.5.0                *
    *                                                              *
    * Workaround:                                                  *
    * Unselect the scenario option "Allow the tests to continue    *
    * even if a step fails", fast fail mode respects Decision      *
    * Action branches correctly.                                   *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix for this issue was provided in version 8.5.0 of Rational
    Integration Tester
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM86994

  • Reported component name

    RATL INTEGRA TE

  • Reported component ID

    5725G79IT

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-04-15

  • Closed date

    2013-06-26

  • Last modified date

    2013-06-26

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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    RATL INTEGRA TE

  • Fixed component ID

    5725G79IT

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSN

       UP

  • R801 PSN

       UP

  • R850 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational Test Workbench

Software version: 8.0.1

Reference #: PM86994

Modified date: 26 June 2013