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TSER and TCER name creation is different


Leesen Padayachee (9958119) | asked Apr 06 '17, 8:21 a.m.

 Hi


We are using CLM 6.0. Please advise why this happens:

Test plan with a test schedule called : Time1
Test environment: X
Test Suite : Parent
2 Test cases in the Test Suite called : Child1, Child2

When I generate a TSER with the the schedule and environment: It gets created as - Parent_X_Time1

BUT

the associated TCER's in the TSER gets created as :

Child1_X
Child2_X

Why does the schedule not get added to the TCER if we generate an execution record from a Test Suite level?

Please advise if there is a fix for this.

Thanks,
Leesen

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Don Yang (7.7k21110138) | answered Apr 06 '17, 10:05 p.m.

Hi, Leesen

I saw the same behavior in the later version as well.  I could not find any defect related to it so I guess this is how it works: Add the iteration name as a suffix option when generating TSER won't be inherited automatically in TCER creation. I see two ways to workaround this:

. create a TCER separately with Add the iteration name as a suffix so that it will include the iteration as a part of name.
This may not be practical when you have many test cases in the test suite
. when creating TSER, go to Generate Test Environments, you will see option: Add a prefix to the generated name
and add iteration(test schedule) as prefix and "Add the iteration name as a suffix" is not checked, this will create a new test environment with the iteration name in it and becomes a part of TCER name as well.

I think you may want to create a new defect workitem in jazz.net
https://jazz.net/jazz02/web/projects/Rational%20Quality%20Manager#action=com.ibm.team.workitem.newWorkItem&type=defect&ts=14915305760310

or contact support and confirm if this should be a defect or working as expected. Logically we would expect 'Add the iteration name as a suffix' in TSER to be honored in TCER creation and it sounds like a defect.

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Leesen Padayachee (9958119) | answered Apr 12 '17, 3:59 a.m.

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Don Yang commented Apr 12 '17, 5:48 a.m.

I am quite sure it is fixed, so it is a defect.


Leesen Padayachee commented Apr 12 '17, 6:10 a.m.

I logged the defect a few days ago, and now it says fixed..so I assume they fixed it (but no comments to confirm).


Donald Nong commented Apr 13 '17, 5:36 a.m.

The defect is "planned for" 6.0.4 RC1, so the fix should be available in that release or newer. It also has a change set associated, so the actual work should be done already.

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