Spring '15 - Compile error occurs when deploying a test class using an @isTest(SeeAllData=true) method with a separate class using @TestSetup method


Last updated 2017-07-21 ·Reference W-2499278 ·Reported By 25 users

No Fix

In Spring '15, the compile error "Test class containing a test setup method cannot have any methods annotated with @isTest(​SeeAllData=​true)" occurs unexpectedly when deploying a test class which uses an @isTest(SeeAllData=true) method along with another separate test class using the new Spring '15 @TestSetup method included in the same package.

As per the documentation on @TestSetup (https://developer.salesforce.com/releases/release/Spring15/TestClasses), if an @TestSetup method is contained in the same class using an @isTest(​SeeAllData=​true) method, we would expect a compile error based on the following statement "If the test class or a test method has access to organization data by using the @isTest(SeeAllData=true) annotation, test setup methods aren’t supported in this class".

However in Spring '15, it has been observed that this same compile error occurs when deploying separate test classes using these annotated methods when included in the same deployment package, which is unexpected.

1. Create a package for deployment containing two classes as follows:

Class 1
public class MyTest1 {
static void setup() {

Class 2
public class MyTest2 {
static void test3() {

2. Attempt to deploy package and observe following error:

"Test class containing a test setup method cannot have any methods annotated with @isTest(​SeeAllData=​true)"

Deploy test classes using @isTest(SeeAllData=true) methods and @TestSetup methods separately

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