From: Joe Van Dyk (joevandyk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-09 22:15:19
On 7/9/06, Marc Mutz <marc_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Friday 07 July 2006 04:40, Joe Van Dyk wrote:
> > I'm trying to get something like the following to work:
> > test_case1.cpp and test_cast2.cpp are compiled into a static library
> > (libtest.a). They use BOOST_AUTO_TEST_CASE for test cases.
> > test_main.cpp contains:
> > #define BOOST_AUTO_TEST_MAIN
> > #include <boost/test/auto_unit_test.hpp>
> > However, when I compile test_main.cpp and link libtest.a into it, none
> > of the test cases run.
> > The test cases do run if test_main.cpp #includes test_case1.cpp and
> > test_case2.cpp, but I'd rather not do that if it's not necessary.
> > Any ideas?
> I'm guessing here :)
> Registration of tests with the runner is done using file-static instances of
> some generic factory or other registration mechanism. If none of the symbols
> of given object file is referenced outside itself, the linker does not
> include the code from the object file in the final executable. Use dynamic
> libs, or link the object files instead of the archives.
Hm, I'll try that. I don't think that fits as nicely into our build
system, but I'll have to check on Monday.
Can anyone else chime in on this?
Thanks for the information,
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