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Month: December 2016

Re: [Patches] Enhancement of test/check building

From: deloptes <deloptes@...>
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2016 08:01:49 +0100
Fat-Zer wrote:

> Good day,
> A long time ago I (kinda) promised to do something good on the testing
> support for tdelibs with cmake. I'm sorry I protracted it so much. But
> as it sad it's better late then never, so I want to present a series
> of patches to fix/add/restore/enhance/whatever test support in
> tdelibs.
> Long story short: the repository is located here:
> (branch fix-check)
> Note that cmake submodule has a different link due to it required some
> modifications too
> There were already some workarounds for tdeui and tdeabc, but they had
> several problems:
>  - checks executables were added to "all" target, so they were build
> unconditionally
>  - tests were run during build phase (which is confusing and wrong)
>  - no test statistics etc
> What the patch set features:
>  - Add EXCLUDE_FROM_ALL flag for tde_add_library macro
>  - New macro tde_add_check_executable
>  - add tests from dcop/tdecore/tdeui/tdeio/tdeabc/tdewallet
>  - a fix in tdeio against mimemagic (fixes one check application)
>  - 40+ automated tests (mostly of base features which won't likely
> fail) but anyway IMHO it's nice to have them.
> How to use:
> To build tests/check run "make check";
> To run automated tests run either "make test" or "ctest";
> To run specific tests e.g. for tdecore use "ctest -R tdecore" (note
> that "tdecore" is just a substring of a test name )
> To see verbose output of tests add -V flag "ctest -V -R tdecore".
> For more information see cmake documentation about ctest and cmake
> add_test macro.
> No automated test require nor X session nor a running tde session, but
> if run inside a such session they may interact with it.
> About tde_add_check_executable cmake macro:
> The macro is mostly a tde_add_executable with a redused set of
> arguments, but except of adding executable target to the "all" it adds
> them to a special custom target "check". As of specific of test
> executables (which are mostly one-source-file-based) it doesn't
> require the SOURCE section, instead of which it globs the files based
> on the target name. Also it has a TEST argument to automatically add a
> test out of given file.

Wow - this sounds pretty cool.
Thanks! I'll look forward to check out next.