Bug 62282 - 'File->Open Recent' entries open the wrong file when running 2 or more instances of JMeter at the same time
Summary: 'File->Open Recent' entries open the wrong file when running 2 or more instan...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: JMeter
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Main (show other bugs)
Version: 4.0
Hardware: PC All
: P2 normal (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: JMeter issues mailing list
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Reported: 2018-04-11 13:46 UTC by Stuart Barlow
Modified: 2018-04-11 16:16 UTC (History)
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Description Stuart Barlow 2018-04-11 13:46:26 UTC
I see unusual behaviour when opening tests via the JMeter GUI.

I often run multiple instances of the GUI on the same machine when executing smoke screen tests after a fresh deployment of the application I am testing.

If I open JMeter instances A and B and load tests A and B in that order. 
Then go to JMeter instance A and open the first entry from the Open Recent list. The first entry says 'Test A' but what appears in the GUI is actually Test B.

Until now I didn't pay much attention to what appears in the left pane. Eager to find new defects in the application I test, I would just 'open recent' and then hit the start button. Because of this behaviour, unbeknownst to me I had the same test running in parallel in a few different JMeter instances and my test data exhausted a lot faster than I expected! :)