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The purpose of this page is to list common commands that you may need to issue regularly, but forget. When adding to this page, also make a reference to a document where these may be discussed in more details. Linux/Mac scripts for some of these can be found in the dev-tools directory. We suggest that Linux and Mac users create symbolic links to these to facilitate their work. These scripts will do extra checks, such as ensuring you notice any test failures.
ALL ANT TASKS SHOULD BE RUN FROM
build/the dev-tools scripts will do this for you
Re-generate files that are saved from build to build
Some files, such as the compiler itself and a few other dependencies are saved from one build to the next. For new projects, or if you want to rebuild your system based on a stable release, then run the "first-build" target. Or, to clean up your umple generated code (i.e. something went horribly wrong, the build crashed in the middle and left things in an unstable setate)
ant -f build.umple.xml first-build
Use the following to do a quick full compile of your code without testing (never commit anything, however, until a full build is done.). The following can be run using the dev-tools script qfbumple
ant -Dmyenv=local -f build.umple.xml codegen umpleParser rtcpp umpleSelf compile packageJars
You can use packageMainJar above (or qbumple) if you only want the command line jar built
Use the following to do a quick run of the unit tests (although not the testbed tests, see below). This is dev-test script tumple
ant -f build.umple.xml template.test
Use the following to do a quick run of the testbed tests that use the compiler to compile umple examples to java, ruby and PhP and then actually run the PhP.
ant -f build.testbed.xml -Dmyenv=local
Use the following to do a quick run testing all the examples in the user manual and umpleonline
ant -Dmyenv=local -f build.exampletests.xml allUserManualAndExampleTests
Use the following to run a full build. This is dev-test script bumple
If you have poor Internet connection (or are offline, or find one of the dependencies is offline) you can build without attempting to connect by using:
If you find that the build 'hangs' during template.test because it is trying to download a large dependency repeatedly, then try disconnecting your computer from the Internet to force it to stop trying to connect to the slow resource.
The following is the path to the test results on your local machine BuildingYourProject:
Test results on the cc server after a PR merge are here: http://qa.umple.org
cd build/ ant -f build.umple.xml packageDocs
To update your local copy of umpleonline , run the following. This is dev-tools script pumple
ant -DshouldPackageUmpleOnline=true -f build.umple.xml umpleSelf compile packageMainJar packageUmpleonline
Run Tests for a Particular class
To just run a test class without compiling first (e.g. you have compiled, and now want to run a single test)
ant -DshowJunitOutput=true -Djunit=USEGeneratorTest -Dmyenv=local -f build.umple.xml template.test
To compile the system and then run a single test class
ant -Dmyenv=local -DshowJunitOutput=true -Djunit=USEGeneratorTest -f build.umple.xml codegen umpleParser rtcpp umpleSelf compile packageJars template.test
To run a single test class without compiling (e.g. if you want to modify a test and see if all is OK) and see places that have the word FAILED and nearby lines
ant -Dmyenv=local -DshowJunitOutput=true -Djunit=UmpleParserTest -f build.umple.xml template.test | grep -C4 FAILED
Wherever in these tups it says umpleSelf it means use the version of Umple built locally in dist/umple.jar. If you instead use resetUmpleSelf it will use the last stable release
Submitting a Pull Request
Step 1: Make the necessary changes to the code to fix an issue.
Step 2: Bring in any other changes that have been made to the code by others, so you are working with the latest code.
Step 3: Run a full build, as above.
Step 4: Take a look at the files that Git says you have changed; and 'stage' them for commit
git status git add WHATEVER
You can repeatedly do the above as needed.
Step 5. Switch to a newly created branch that is a camelCase word describing your change
git checkout -b NEWBRANCH
Step 6. Commit your changes (locally) to this branch
git commit -m 'DESCRIPTION'
Where Description is very short (5-15 words us usually enough).
You can repeatedly do steps 1-4 and step 6 as needed to create more commits for the same pull request.
Step 7. When you are ready to make your changes available to others, push your branch to GitHub
git push --set-upstream origin NEWBRANCH
where NEWBRANCH is the branch name you created in step 5.
Step 8. Create the pull request (PR)
Now on GitHub you will see your branch appear; Github will ask you if you want to create a PR from the branch. You could wait for the continuous integration servers (Travis and Appveyor) to complete a 'branch build' or you could go straight to making a PR from the branch.
If the CI builds fail, determine why. Occasionally it is a problem with the build servers. Sometimes it is your code. If it is your code, then do steps 1-4 and 6. For step 7, just do 'git push'. This will update the PR.
Step 9. Shepherd your PR
Watch the Continuous integration servers to make sure your PR builds. If not, fix it as described above.
Ask others to review your code. Fix as recommended by them.
Finally have someone merge your PR.
When the PR is finally merged, it will build on Travis and AppVeyor, and additionally on cc.umple.org. The latter is important since it publishes the result on UmpleOnline and makes a new umple.jar available for future builds by everybody.
Working with your local UmpleOnline Web Server
Local UmpleOnline web server path (on Mac OS) SettingUpLocalUmpleOnlineWebServer
Moving jars to local UmpleOnline after a build so you can manually test:
ant -DshouldPackageUmpleOnline=true -f build.umple.xml packageUmpleonline
Important: Don't commit these files, they should be ignored, but still, don't even try to do it.
Restoring files or a directory you have deleted. Make sure you really want to do this.
git checkout WHATEVER
Reset your working tree
This will reset your working environment back to the most recent version you pulled destroying any changes you have made:
git reset --hard HEAD
To reset a single file:
git checkout HEAD -- path/to/file
To reset to a previous commit:
git reset --hard COMMITISH