building and running tests - new target "buildtests"

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at
Sun Aug 5 22:25:39 BST 2007

On Sunday 05 August 2007 08:08, Jos van den Oever wrote:
> 2007/8/5, Alexander Neundorf <neundorf at>:
> > if you don't have KDE4_ENABLE_TESTS enabled, the tests in KDE4 are not
> > built by default. So "make test" can't find the executables, i.e. you
> > have to build them manually before ("make klocaletest" etc.)
> >
> > I just committed a change to KDE4Macros.cmake so that now there is a new
> > target "buildtests" which should build all tests in the current and all
> > its subdirs.
> > So you should now be able to do "make buildtests test" and have all tests
> > built and executed.
> >
> > If you find problems with this let me know.
> does 'make test' build the tests?

No, it executes the tests.
(the tests can be anything, they don't have to be executables build by this 


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