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Date: 2004-09-24 15:14:19

"Angus Leeming" <angus.leeming_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
news:cj1nmh$jbp$1_at_sea.gmane.org...
> Dear all,
>
> I'm putting the finishing touches to a Posix-conformant boost::glob
> function that I'd like to submit to Boost (assuming there's some
> interest). However, before I do so, I'd like to get the regression tests
> running smoothly.
>
> Currently my 'test' directory contains:
> \$ ls .oo* foo*
> foo1bar foo bar foo!bar foo]bar foo*bar foocbar foo.hpp
> fooabar foo-bar foo?bar foo{bar foo\bar foo.cpp .oobar
> foo^bar foo,bar foo[bar foo}bar foobbar foo.cxx
>
> All 20 of these files have zero size; the idea is to test boost::glob's
> ability to find matches. However, I'd rather not have them as part of the
> library. How do I get the test framework to create them for me before
> running a test?
>
> Regards,
> Angus

Boost.Test does not have an ability to create bunch of files for testing.
Why don't you create them yourself in your test program? If you see
something that worth reusing we could discuss it.