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This module is the main EUnit user interface.

Description

This module is the main EUnit user interface.

Exports

start() -> term()

Starts the EUnit server. Normally, you don't need to call this function; it is started automatically.

stop() -> term()

Stops the EUnit server. Normally, you don't need to call this function.

test(Tests) -> term()

Equivalent to test(Tests, []).

test(Tests::term(), Options::[term()]) -> ok | {error, term()}

Runs a set of tests. The format of Tests is described in the section EUnit test representation of the overview.

Example:

  eunit:test(fred)

runs all tests in the module fred and also any tests in the module fred_tests, if that module exists.

Options:

verbose:

Displays more details about the running tests.

print_depth:

Maximum depth to which terms are printed in case of error.

Options in the environment variable EUNIT are also included last in the option list, i.e., have lower precedence than those in Options.

See also: test/1.

Authors

Mickaël Rémond <mickael.remond@process-one.net>

Richard Carlsson <carlsson.richard@gmail.com>

Info

eunit 2.5 Erlang Module Definition