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CppUnitTestPlugIn Struct Reference
[Writing Test Plug-in]

Test plug-in interface.

This class define the interface implemented by test plug-in. A pointer to that interface is returned by the function exported by the test plug-in. More...

#include <TestPlugIn.h>

Inheritance diagram for CppUnitTestPlugIn:

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Public Member Functions

virtual void initialize (CPPUNIT_NS::TestFactoryRegistry *registry, const CPPUNIT_NS::PlugInParameters &parameters)=0
 Called just after loading the dynamic library.
virtual void addListener (CPPUNIT_NS::TestResult *eventManager)=0
 Gives a chance to the plug-in to register TestListener.
virtual void removeListener (CPPUNIT_NS::TestResult *eventManager)=0
 Gives a chance to the plug-in to remove its registered TestListener.
virtual void addXmlOutputterHooks (CPPUNIT_NS::XmlOutputter *outputter)=0
 Provides a way for the plug-in to register some XmlOutputterHook.
virtual void removeXmlOutputterHooks ()=0
 Called when the XmlOutputter is destroyed.
virtual void uninitialize (CPPUNIT_NS::TestFactoryRegistry *registry)=0
 Called just before unloading the dynamic library.
virtual ~CppUnitTestPlugIn ()


Detailed Description

Test plug-in interface.

This class define the interface implemented by test plug-in. A pointer to that interface is returned by the function exported by the test plug-in.

Plug-in are loaded/unloaded by PlugInManager. When a plug-in is loaded, initialize() is called. Before unloading the plug-in, the PlugInManager call uninitialize().

addListener() and removeListener() are called respectively before and after the test run.

addXmlOutputterHooks() and removeXmlOutputterHooks() are called respectively before and after writing the XML output using a XmlOutputter.

See also:
CPPUNIT_PLUGIN_IMPLEMENT, CPPUNIT_PLUGIN_EXPORTED_FUNCTION_IMPL

CppUnit::TestPlugInDefaultImpl, CppUnit::XmlOutputter.


Constructor & Destructor Documentation

virtual CppUnitTestPlugIn::~CppUnitTestPlugIn (  )  [inline, virtual]


Member Function Documentation

virtual void CppUnitTestPlugIn::addListener ( CPPUNIT_NS::TestResult *  eventManager  )  [pure virtual]

Gives a chance to the plug-in to register TestListener.

Override this method to add a TestListener for the test run. This is useful if you are writing a custom TestListener, but also if you need to setUp some global resource: listen to TestListener::startTestRun(), and TestListener::endTestRun().

virtual void CppUnitTestPlugIn::addXmlOutputterHooks ( CPPUNIT_NS::XmlOutputter *  outputter  )  [pure virtual]

Provides a way for the plug-in to register some XmlOutputterHook.

virtual void CppUnitTestPlugIn::initialize ( CPPUNIT_NS::TestFactoryRegistry *  registry,
const CPPUNIT_NS::PlugInParameters &  parameters 
) [pure virtual]

Called just after loading the dynamic library.

Override this method to add additional suite to the registry, though this is preferably done using the macros (CPPUNIT_TEST_SUITE_REGISTRATION...). If you are creating a custom listener to extends the plug-in runner, you can use this to configure the listener using the parameters.

You could also use the parameters to specify some global parameter, such as test datas location, database name...

N.B.: Parameters interface is not define yet, and the plug-in runner does not yet support plug-in parameter.

virtual void CppUnitTestPlugIn::removeListener ( CPPUNIT_NS::TestResult *  eventManager  )  [pure virtual]

Gives a chance to the plug-in to remove its registered TestListener.

Override this method to remove a TestListener that has been added.

virtual void CppUnitTestPlugIn::removeXmlOutputterHooks (  )  [pure virtual]

Called when the XmlOutputter is destroyed.

Can be used to free some resources allocated by addXmlOutputterHooks().

Implemented in TestPlugInDefaultImpl.

virtual void CppUnitTestPlugIn::uninitialize ( CPPUNIT_NS::TestFactoryRegistry *  registry  )  [pure virtual]

Called just before unloading the dynamic library.

Override this method to unregister test factory added in initialize(). This is necessary to keep the TestFactoryRegistry 'clean'. When the plug-in is unloaded from memory, the TestFactoryRegistry will hold reference on test that are no longer available if they are not unregistered.


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