cxxtestgen man page

cxxtestgen — performs test discovery to create a CxxTest test runner

Synopsis

cxxtestgen [options] [<filename> ...]

Description

The cxxtestgen command processes C++ header files to perform test discovery, and then it creates files for the CxxTest test runner.

Options

-h, --help

show this help message and exit

--version

Write the CxxTest version.

-o, --output=NAME

Write output to file NAME.

-w, --world

The label of the tests, used to name the XML results.

--include=HEADER

Include file HEADER in the test runner before other headers.

--abort-on-fail

Abort tests on failed asserts (like xUnit).

--main

Specify an alternative name for the main() function.

--headers

Specify a filename that contains a list of header files that are processed to generate a test runner.

--runner=CLASS

Create a test runner that processes test events using the class CxxTest::CLASS.

--gui=CLASS

Create a GUI test runner that processes test events using the class CxxTest::CLASS. (deprecated)

--error-printer

Create a test runner using the ErrorPrinter class, and allow the use of the standard library.

--xunit-printer

Create a test runner using the XUnitPrinter class.

--xunit-file

The file to which the XML summary is written for test runners using the XUnitPrinter class. The default XML filename is TEST-<world>.xml, where <world> is the value of the --world option. (default: cxxtest)

--have-std

Use the standard library (even if not found in tests).

--no-std

Do not use standard library (even if found in tests).

--have-eh

Use exception handling (even if not found in tests).

--no-eh

Do not use exception handling (even if found in tests).

--longlong=TYPE

Use TYPE as for long long integers. (default: not supported)

--no-static-init

Do not rely on static initialization in the test runner.

--template=TEMPLATE

Generate the test runner using file TEMPLATE to define a template.

--root

Write the main() function and global data for a test runner.

--part

Write the tester classes for a test runner.

-f, --fog-parser

Use new FOG C++ parser (disabled)

Exit Status

0

Success

1

Failure (syntax or usage error; configuration error; document processing failure; unexpected error).

Bugs

See the CxxTest Home Page for the link to the CxxTest ticket repository.

Author

CxxTest was originally written by Erez Volk. Many people have contributed to it.

Resources

Home page: http://cxxtest.com/

CxxTest User Guide: http://cxxtest.com/cxxtest/doc/guide.html

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Copyright (c) 2008 Sandia Corporation. This software is distributed under the Lesser GNU General Public License (LGPL) v3

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07/26/2017