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Subject: Re: [boost] [test] [build] best practices for looking up data files from test executables
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-11-13 21:07:09

Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> > Use the "input files" parameter of the run rule.
> >
> > run my_test.cpp : : my_datafile.txt ;
> >
> > This will pass my_datafile.txt (with the correct path) to your test
> > executable in argv[1].
> But using boost::test I don't have direct access to argv, or do I ? I
> don't get to write my own main() function...

I don't quite understand Boost.Test so I'm not sure which is the idiomatic
way to both use automatic registration for convenience and still be able to
access argv[1], but it ought to be possible somehow. :-)

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