From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-01-11 22:17:58
"rclemley <rclemley_at_[hidden]>" <rclemley_at_[hidden]> writes:
> For unit testing we have unit test executables that
> are built using production libraries.
> The unit test executables create a file in the current
> working directory called "tests.passed" if successful.
> If unsuccessful, error messages are printed but no
> file is created and non-zero returned to the execution
> I want to create a rule such that 'all' depends
> on 'tests.passed' and such that 'tests.passed' depends
> on the test executable which is built from the libraries.
No need to reinvent the wheel. I suggest you take advantage of the
testing rules in $BOOST_ROOT/tools/build/testing.jam, in particular
the "run" rule.
You can look at $BOOST_ROOT/status/Jamfile for examples of its use.
To get tests run as part of all, just add
DEPENDS all : test ;
to your Jamfile.
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