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Subject: Re: [boost] [unit_test_framework] plans?
From: Gennadiy Rozental (rogeeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-01 12:53:47

Dmitry Goncharov wrote:
> There is a restriction that shared and static versions of
> libunit_test_framework are not interchangeable.
> This makes it difficult to ship unit tests since the author of a unit
> test cannot predict what type of libunit_test_framework (shared or
> static) the user has on their machine.

1. This subject is discussed in length. Boost.Test opted for portability
in between platform, instead of interchangeability between static and
shared libraries. This is not a restriction, this is feature ;)

2. Am I to understand that you are library developer who ships unit
tests along with library?

3. If answer is yes, do you ship your own makefiles? if yes, you can
enforce specific library there.

4. If not, you can use single header variant of UTF and do not depend on
library at all. It's not like your users are going to build your test
modules over and over.

5. Your last option if none of the above fits is to make notes in
documentation ;)


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