Testing: SOAP: Building ZimbraQA

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General Information

See Building_Zimbra_using_Perforce.

Downloading the Code

Downloading the Prerequisites

The ZimbraQA project depends on the following Zimbra projects:

  1. ZimbraServer
  2. ZimbraCommon
  3. ZimbraIM

Download the prerequisites:

 export P4PORT=codes.zimbra.com:2666
 mkdir -p /home/public/p4
 ./p4 -u public -P public1234 -c public-view sync -f //depot/zcs/BRANCH/ZimbraServer/...
 ./p4 -u public -P public1234 -c public-view sync -f //depot/zcs/BRANCH/ZimbraCommon/...
 ./p4 -u public -P public1234 -c public-view sync -f //depot/zcs/BRANCH/ZimbraIM/...

where BRANCH is the release branch to download (e.g. main). All files will be downloaded to /home/public/p4.

Downloading ZimbraQA

ZimbraQA is a closed-source project that is not available publicly.

Building ZimbraSelenium using Eclipse


ZimbraQA requires java 1.6. Download and install java.


Download and install eclipse IDE.

Build the Code

Use the following steps to build the code:

  1. Create new eclipse workspace
    1. Open eclipse
    2. Create new workspace in /home/public/p4/BRANCH , where BRANCH is the release branch.
  2. Add all projects to eclipse
    1. Select File->New->Project->Java Project
    2. For "Project Name", enter ZimbraQA
    3. Complete these steps for ZimbraCommon, ZimbraIM, ZimbraServer
  3. Build ZimbraQA
    1. Expand the ZimbraQA project
    2. Select build.xml, right click, select "Run As"->"Ant Build"

The output in the console should display:

    [javac] Compiling 47 source files to C:\home\public\P4\main\ZimbraQA\build\classes
    [javac] Note: C:\home\public\P4\main\ZimbraQA\src\java\com\zimbra\qa\soap\ProxySoapHttpTransport.java uses or overrides a deprecated API.
    [javac] Note: Recompile with -Xlint:deprecation for details.
    [javac] Note: C:\home\public\P4\main\ZimbraQA\src\java\com\zimbra\qa\soap\UploadServletTest.java uses unchecked or unsafe operations.
    [javac] Note: Recompile with -Xlint:unchecked for details.
      [jar] Building jar: C:\home\public\P4\main\ZimbraQA\build\dist\zimbra-0.5.0\lib\zimbraqa.jar
Total time: 10 seconds


Verified Against: unknown Date Created: 11/7/2007
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Testing:_SOAP:_Building_ZimbraQA Date Modified: 03/24/2015

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