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Pros and Cons of Quarantined Tests

Flaky tests, i.e., those that only fail sometimes, are the bane of any end-to-end automated test suite. Another type of problem test is one that fails every time but which tests something that is deemed not important enough to fix right now. If you have to ignore some of the failed tests sooner or later you’re going to ignore one that you should have paid attention to. Or worse, you might decide to ignore them all because clearly no-one is fixing the bugs. If a test is broken, fixing it...


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Published By: The Testing Planet - Wednesday, 6 June, 2018