Alien::SeleniumRC - Packages the Selenium Remote Control server.
use Alien::SeleniumRC; Alien::SeleniumRC::start();
The Selenium Server (formerly known as Selenium RC Server) is at http://seleniumhq.org/download/
The Selenium Server is needed in order to run either Selenium RC style scripts or Remote Selenium Webdriver ones. The 2.x server is a drop-in replacement for the old Selenium RC server and is designed to be backwards compatible with your existing infrastructure.
This method launches the Selenium Server bundled in this package. This call will block until the server is killed. The method will throw an exception with
die if the
system call returns an error.
The first argument passed to start() will be passed to selenium-server.jar as a command line argument.
Prints the selenium-server.jar usage.
A copy of
selenium-server.jar is installed in the
Alien::SeleniumRC module directory. The Selenium RC version in this distribution is Version 2.24.1, released June 2012.
To update your local copy, download SeleniumRC from http://seleniumhq.org/download/ and extract the file
selenium-server.jar. Copy it to the Alien::SeleniumRC module directory. On most systems, you can find that path by typing
perldoc -l Alien::SeleniumRC
Previous versions of Alien::SeleniumRC used
sudo to launch the Java process using
StartupItemContext when running under any version of Mac OSX. Running
sudo in the middle of automated test suites can be problematic and not always required so from 1.01 on this is no longer the default behaviour.
To get the old behaviour back, set the environment variable
SELENIUMRC_USE_SIC to a true value before calling
Selenium Server home page: http://seleniumhq.org/projects/remote-control/
Selenium home page: http://seleniumhq.org/
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Copyright 2006 by Luke Closs
All rights Reserved
Luke Closs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cygwin support provided by: Kevin Jones <email@example.com>
Co-maintainer Daniel Austin <firstname.lastname@example.org>