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HelperMacros.h File Reference

Macros intended to ease the definition of test suites. More...

#include <cppunit/TestCaller.h>
#include <cppunit/TestSuite.h>
#include <cppunit/extensions/AutoRegisterSuite.h>
#include <cppunit/extensions/ExceptionTestCaseDecorator.h>
#include <cppunit/extensions/TestFixtureFactory.h>
#include <cppunit/extensions/TestNamer.h>
#include <cppunit/extensions/TestSuiteBuilderContext.h>
#include <memory>

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Defines

#define CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE(ATestFixtureType)
 Begin test suite.
#define CPPUNIT_TEST_SUB_SUITE(ATestFixtureType, ASuperClass)
 Begin test suite (includes parent suite).
#define CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE_END()
 End declaration of the test suite.
#define CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE_END_ABSTRACT()
 End declaration of an abstract test suite.
#define CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE_ADD_TEST(test)   context.addTest( test )
 Add a test to the suite (for custom test macro).
#define CPPUNIT_TEST(testMethod)
 Add a method to the suite.
#define CPPUNIT_TEST_EXCEPTION(testMethod, ExceptionType)
 Add a test which fail if the specified exception is not caught.
#define CPPUNIT_TEST_FAIL(testMethod)   CPPUNIT_TEST_EXCEPTION( testMethod, CPPUNIT_NS::Exception )
 Adds a test case which is excepted to fail.
#define CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE_ADD_CUSTOM_TESTS(testAdderMethod)   testAdderMethod( context )
 Adds some custom test cases.
#define CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE_PROPERTY(APropertyKey, APropertyValue)
 Adds a property to the test suite builder context.
#define CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE_REGISTRATION(ATestFixtureType)
#define CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE_NAMED_REGISTRATION(ATestFixtureType, suiteName)
 Adds the specified fixture suite to the specified registry suite.
#define CPPUNIT_REGISTRY_ADD(which, to)
#define CPPUNIT_REGISTRY_ADD_TO_DEFAULT(which)


Detailed Description

Macros intended to ease the definition of test suites.

The macros CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE(), CPPUNIT_TEST(), and CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE_END() are designed to facilitate easy creation of a test suite. For example,

 #include <cppunit/extensions/HelperMacros.h>
 class MyTest : public CppUnit::TestFixture {
   CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE( MyTest );
   CPPUNIT_TEST( testEquality );
   CPPUNIT_TEST( testSetName );
   CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE_END();
 public:
   void testEquality();
   void testSetName();
 };

The effect of these macros is to define two methods in the class MyTest. The first method is an auxiliary function named registerTests that you will not need to call directly. The second function

 static CppUnit::TestSuite *suite()
returns a pointer to the suite of tests defined by the CPPUNIT_TEST() macros.

Rather than invoking suite() directly, the macro CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE_REGISTRATION() is used to create a static variable that automatically registers its test suite in a global registry. The registry yields a Test instance containing all the registered suites.

 CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE_REGISTRATION( MyTest );
 CppUnit::Test* tp =
   CppUnit::TestFactoryRegistry::getRegistry().makeTest();

The test suite macros can even be used with templated test classes. For example:

 template<typename CharType>
 class StringTest : public CppUnit::TestFixture {
   CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE( StringTest );
   CPPUNIT_TEST( testAppend );
   CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE_END();
 public:  
   ...
 };

You need to add in an implementation file:

 CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE_REGISTRATION( StringTest<char> );
 CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE_REGISTRATION( StringTest<wchar_t> );

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