Use C++ testing framework
kornel at lyx.org
Wed Jan 13 10:28:41 UTC 2021
Am Wed, 13 Jan 2021 11:53:25 +0200
schrieb Yuriy Skalko <yuriy.skalko at gmail.com>:
> On 16.12.2020 22:14, Yuriy Skalko wrote:
> > There were already several discussions here in 2013, 2015 and even in
> > 1999 about using some unit testing framework, but without any tangible
> > result. I think it is now time to change this :)
> > There are several widely used frameworks, I've chosen "doctest"
> > (https://github.com/onqtam/doctest/). It is not the most popular, but is
> > the fasest and has small size -- it consists of only one file. Also it
> > is very convenient to use
> > (https://github.com/onqtam/doctest/blob/master/doc/markdown/tutorial.md).
> > Now LyX has some simple hand-made unit testing in `tests` directories
> > that is used to test a few base classes/functions. I've converted some
> > of these tests to the new framework.
> > I only updated/added CMake files and these surely will require further
> > improvements.
> > So, what is your opinion about this change? Comments are very appreciated.
> > Yuriy
I am reluctant ... have you seen, how many tests (in cmake) there already are?
Here it gives
$ ctest -N | wc
7605 22812 504591
OTOH, more tests cannot hurt.
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