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

OvermindDL1 overminddl1 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 00:18:11 PDT 2008

On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 1:13 AM, OvermindDL1 <overminddl1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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++?

Correction, does not look like it will work on windows well due to use
of fork()ing...

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