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Item5034: unit test harness does not initialize session users

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I am using the unit test rig from develop to run against TWiki 4.1.2. (maybe this problem does not exist in the newer TWiki).

Anyway: Apparently, the test rig does not initialize the users field in the session object, so none of the functions that map user names etc. succeed. For example:

DB<5> p TWiki::Func::userToWikiName('guest')
Can't call method "findUser" on an undefined value at /usr/local/TWiki-4.1.2/lib/TWiki/Func.pm line 610.

As a matter of fact, the $SESSION object does not seem to be initialized either. I am taking this to be $this->{twiki}, but really $SESSION should exist also?

-- ThomasWeigert - 26 Nov 2007

$SESSION should be initialized by TWikFniTestCase; but both the testcase code and the core user-handling code changed extensively in 4.2.0, so I'm dubious about the value of chasing this. i would advise you to expicitly set $SESSION in your set_up.

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Summary unit test harness does not initialize session users
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SVN Range TWiki-4.3.0, Sat, 24 Nov 2007, build 15734
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