If there is agreement on the goals, I'll raise some JIRA tasks to complete this work.
Also if anybody knows where Bill's feature request is located, let me know.
I assume that part of this will be creating a JUnit runner which will start & stop a jboss instance before & after the test? The testsuite currently does this using Ant tasks to spawn the process and kill it afterwards.
And I know we want the crash/reboot capability.
I guess there are many levels to this. The first is just cleaning up the existing circular dependencies, the next is cleaning up the existing hardcoded behaviors like local file system, localhost expectations with some parameterization. Beyond that are many levels of additional functionality like the remoting based extension, the multi-server based tests I created issues for: