Setting up a Quality Team within KDE
lpapp at kde.org
Wed Apr 11 18:16:45 BST 2012
Okay, back to this list then from kde-testing. I have at least tried. :)
> Actually, make test invokes CTest behind the scenes.
Actually, yes. :-)
> That being said, if
> we aren't uploading results anywhere, CTest only runs the test executables and
> offers nothing else (in this case). If tomorrow we drop CMake/CTest, the
> tests would still run fine as is.
Yes, they can be run separately. I believe that is also my workflow
when a test fails. I run the desired binary in question to see which
test methods pass and fail to localize the issue further on. I think
"make test", and hence ctest, is a good and handy service after all in
my opinion. I am not worried about that, and it comes with cmake (at
least on the distributions I use).
PS.: Plus what Alex said about other ctest usages.
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