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Ethereum RPC tests

Untested:

  • eth_sendTransaction
  • eth_compileSolidity
  • eth_getFilterChanges
  • eth_getWork
  • eth_submitWork
  • shh_post
  • shh_newGroup
  • shh_addToGroup
  • shh_getFilterChanges
  • shh_getMessages

A note on tests: everything in the pending state or which requires newly created logs or transcations can't be tested, as the fixed blockchain is not mining.

Usage

  1. clone $ git clone https://github.com/ethereum/rpc-tests
  2. $ cd rpc-tests
  3. $ git submodule update --init
  4. $ npm install
  5. start a local CPP node at http://localhost:8080 and local GO node at http://localhost:8545
  6. The nodes need the following state to work: https://github.com/ethereum/tests/blob/develop/BlockchainTests/bcRPC_API_Test.json

NOTE If you run the tests make sure you update the lib/tests submodule as well as the tests repository, which you use to load the blockchain state so that both are in the same state.

Running the tests

To run the tests start the node(s) at the ports described in lib/config.js (See Start a node with a certain state) and run:

$ make test

NOTE you need to restart and reload the blocktests in the nodes, so that all pending and mined transactions get cleared from the test chain.

Running test only for specific protocols

You can also run only tests for eth_, shh_ or net_ RPC methods as follows:

$ make test.eth
$ make test.shh
$ make test.net

If you don't want to run the tests against all nodes, or run against remote nodes, just change the hosts in the lib/config.js.

Running over an IPC connection

To test using the IPC connection, your node needs to run on the default IPC path. Then start with the following:

$ make test.ipc
$ make test.eth.ipc
$ make test.shh.ipc
$ make test.net.ipc

Running single tests

To run a single test you need to install mocha globally:

$ npm install -g mocha
$ cd rpc-tests
$ mocha test/1_testConnection.js test/eth_myMethod.js
# add --ipc when you want to use the IPC connection
$ mocha test/1_testConnection.js test/eth_myMethod.js --ipc

By changing the last file name to whatever method you want to test, you can run test only for that specifc method.

Start a node with a certain state

To load a fixed state, clone the ethereum test repo as follows:

$ git clone https://github.com/ethereum/tests

Go

Run the following go cli command to load the RPC_API_Test test:

$ gethrpctest --json <pathToTheTestRepo>/lib/tests/BlockchainTests/bcRPC_API_Test.json --test RPC_API_Test

C++

Run the following c++ cli command to load the RPC_API_Test test:

$ ethrpctest --json <pathToTheTestRepo>/lib/tests/BlockchainTests/bcRPC_API_Test.json --test RPC_API_Test

Python

Run the following python cli command to load the RPC_API_Test test:

$ pyethapp -l :info,eth.chainservice:debug,jsonrpc:debug -c jsonrpc.listen_port=8081 -c p2p.max_peers=0 -c p2p.min_peers=0 blocktest <pathToTheTestRepo>/lib/tests/BlockchainTests/bcRPC_API_Test.json RPC_API_Test

For also testing/using ipc, use the the following command:

$ pyethapp -l :info,eth.chainservice:debug,jsonrpc:debug -c jsonrpc.listen_port=8081 -c p2p.max_peers=0 -c p2p.min_peers=0 -c ipc.ipcpath=$HOME/.ethereum/geth.ipc blocktest <pathToTheTestRepo>/lib/tests/BlockchainTests/bcRPC_API_Test.json RPC_API_Test

License

The MIT License

Copyright (c) 2015 Fabian Vogelsteller

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

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