The unit tests architecture

Ian Monroe ian.monroe at
Mon Feb 1 17:10:32 CET 2010

On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 8:30 PM, Nathan Sala <sala.nathan at> wrote:
> 2010/1/31 Ian Monroe <ian.monroe at>
>> On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 7:50 AM, Nathan Sala <sala.nathan at>
>> wrote:
>> > Thank you Leo,
>> >
>> > This code is really helpful for us!
>> >
>> > Anyway, are some people willing to comment a global unit tests
>> > system refactoring in Amarok?
>> >
>> What do you mean?
>> The unit test code is currently quite broken, it doesn't even compile
>> under linux. :/ But I'm not sure it needs a 'refactor'... it just
>> needs to be fixed and have tests added to it.
> What do you mean "broken"? I can compile and run unit tests under Linux.

I meant what I said, it didn't compile for me last I tried. I'll try
it again later today.

> The system  has recently been sensibly improved by Rick W. Chen,
> but it is still quite primitive. Create a test requires to modify several
> files,
> one of which is App.cpp in several portions of code. Maybe he could share
> his point of view?
> QTestLib is a convenient framework we could totally use.

Don't we already use it?

> One other idea is to make automatic the execution of the html generator.

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