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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Aborting on Boost.Test check failure
From: Ovanes Markarian (om_boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-06 06:34:45


>> Frankly i am not sure I understand the original incentive. Run the test
>> without
>> the debugger. It'll report the line number for the failure. Then just set
>> a
>> breakpoint at this line. This way you can actually debug into a failing
>> call
>> instead of looking at post-effect of failed validation inside the
>> Boost.Test.
> The code that I was working with uses a common test function that is
> called multiple times with different inputs, making it more difficult to
> breakpoint that single line. Is there a reason not to provide abort() or
> similar functionality?

Just to offer you a quick workaround: you can raise a conditional signal
"raise(SIGINT)". Running the app in the debugger will stop when the
condition is reached.


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