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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] temp_dir_path()
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-12 13:49:17

Jeff Flinn wrote:
> Stewart, Robert wrote:
> > Jeff Flinn wrote:
> > Did you test the various combinations of e-vars being set?
> Yes, manually(not within operations_test.cpp) on mac by
> setting/unsetting the environment vars, not on windows though
> as I've not been able to make GetTempPath to fail. Not sure if
> mucking with the environ is acceptable to Beman's tests.

I'm assuming that temp_dir_path()'s test code would be in a
separate executable, so that wouldn't be an issue.

> > How are you testing the error handling code?
> Same as above. Any thoughts on how to proceed?

Use setenv() and unsetenv() to modify the environment and run the test to verify you get the expected results.

Set each of the e-vars singly, in turn, and test with each.

Set each pair of e-vars, in turn, and verify the results for each.


Set just TMPDIR to an invalid, but non-empty, pathname and test for the expected error.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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