[LLVMdev] 2.4 Pre-release (v1) Available for Testing

OvermindDL1 overminddl1 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 00:13:58 PDT 2008

On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 12:58 AM, Talin <viridia at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been using gtest (http://code.google.com/p/googletest/) for all of
> my frontend unit tests and I'm very happy with it. It does all of that
> automatic test discovery stuff pretty well. I haven't tried the XML test
> report generation stuff, but it does have that capability.
> I don't know much about DejaGNU, and from what little I know about it,
> I'm not sure its worth my time to learn about it. Just reading the intro
> doc scares me, it feels like autoconf/automake or sendmail, i.e.
> something bolted together out of several different scripting systems.
> So, I guess my question would be, what requirements are being satisfied
> by DejaGNU that wouldn't be satisfied by a C++-based testing framework?

I have not heard of the google testing framework; from reading it is
not near as powerful as boost::test but it seems to fit llvm's
guidelines quite well.

And yes, I am also quite curious what about DejaGNU cannot be done in C++?

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