Subject: Re: [Boost-build] unit-test rule with different launcher
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-09-29 19:47:49
On 09/29/2013 04:24 AM, lepere renaud wrote:
> I am using boost unit-test framework and bbv2. I would like to launch
> the same test executable twice with different arguments/launcher (mostly
> --log_format=XML and a thin python script to generate a report).
> My jamfile is something like this
> alias utf : /boost//unit_test_framework/<link>shared ;
> unit-test run_test : runner.cpp mytest.cpp .//utf ;
> unit-test report_test : runner.cpp mytest.cpp .//utf :
> <testing.launcher>pylauncher ;
> But when i launch bjam this leads to an error
> error: Duplicate name of actual target: <p...>runner.o
> error: created from ./run_test
> error: created from ./report_test
> error: added properties: <testing.launcher>pylauncher
> Why the testing.launcher property have an influence on how i build the
> exectuable ?
Boost.Build doesn't have a way to identify which
features are relevant to each actual target.
> The only workaround i found was to create an obj target for all the .cpp
> obj runner : runner.cpp ;
> obj test_angle : test_angle.cpp ;
> and then :
> unit-test run_test : .//runner .//test_angle .//utf ;
> unit-test report_test : .//runner .//test_angle .//utf :
> Is there a more elegant / better way to do it ?
You could build the executable separately, instead
of building the object files separately:
exe run_test.exe : runner.cpp test_angle.cpp utf ;
unit-test run_test : run_test.exe ;
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