Paul,

One good thing would be for you to potentially weigh in on this proposed patch:

https://github.com/junit-team/junit/pull/647

That's proposing a single string-based syntax for describing filters to be applied to a test request.  Ideally, your proposal could adapt to this interface, and be released as a library that anyone could pick up and use regardless of whether they're running maven or Eclipse or whatever.

Otherwise, I don't think this list any longer reaches most of the people involved in day-to-day development and maintenance, so you may want to try again on junit@yahoogroups.com.

Thanks,

   David

On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 2:31 PM, Paul Sprague <spraguep@gmail.com> wrote:
I've coded a patch to the maven surefire plugin which allows for filtering tests classes based on arbitrary class level annotations when using junit.

The patch is attached to the jira here: https://jira.codehaus.org/browse/SUREFIRE-833#comment-322466
There is also an example of how it works in the comments section.

I've been asked to reach out to this mailing list concerning this change. I think at issue is the question of who is responsible for this type of filtering; should this type of functionality be part of junit?

Thanks,
Paul

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