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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-14 19:08:42

At 08:00 PM 5/14/2001, John (EBo) David wrote:

>I just started playing with Koethe's unittest and was unable to compile
>out of the box on SuSE Linux 7.1 (kernel 2.4.0), g++ 2.95.2. I was
>able to get catch_exceptions.hpp to compile by adding "#define
>__USE_UNIX98" just before "#include <signal.h>". The problem appears to
>be that sigset and sigrelse are not part of the new POSIX (though I
>could be wrong there). In any event, adding "__USE_UNIX98" fixed the
>problem. Another simple problem was that cout was not properly resolved
>in catch_exceptions.hpp because namespace std was never used. So on 85
>I changed cout to std::cout.
>g++ also complained that "`class boost::detail::test_case' has virtual
>functions but non-virtual destructor", so I added "virtual ~test_case ()
>{}" to unit_test.hpp.
>In addition there were a number of warnings with comparing
>testcases_.size() (an unsigned value) with the loop variable i (signed
>int) on lines 277 and 295 of catch_exceptions.hpp.
>hope this helps...

Yes, for sure. (catch_exceptions.hpp is my responsibility.)

>Other than these trivialities unittest looks GREAT! Thanks Dr. Koethe.

Yes, I'm really hopeful it will lead to Boost having a complete testing
solution which covers from very simple needs right on up to a full unit
test framework.


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