Running Tests

Kevin Funk kfunk at
Wed Apr 15 07:54:12 UTC 2015

On Tuesday, April 14, 2015 20:58:48 Matthew Suozzo wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm a student working on KDevelop under the supervision of Alex Dymo. I
> have been working on the kdev-clang plugin in KDevelop 5 on his suggestion
> and have been having trouble running tests.
> PROBLEM (I think):
> Test executables (QTests) do not load QT_PLUGIN_PATH
> I believe I've isolated the problem to QTest not loading QT_PLUGIN_PATH (or
> any other bash environment variables) and consequently failing to locate
> and load plugins. As one might imagine, this causes many tests to fail.
> Would anyone happen to know of a misconfiguration that could cause this?
> To clarify, KDevelop itself works fine. The environment variables correctly
> appear in QProcessEnvironment::systemEnvironment when in the actual
> KDevelop IDE but not in the kdev-clang or kdevplatform tests.

That sounds odd. If KDevelop works fine, then the tests should find plugins just 
fine, too.

Please double-check to have everything from:

If it still doesn't work, try to post some debug output from a test run.

> kdevelop, kdevplatform, and kdev-clang at master
> Kubuntu 14.10 (plasma 5) 64-bit
> Image run in VirtualBox
> Any help would be greatly appreciated. I'm unfamiliar with this process and
> don't know what information I should provide to help this process along.
> Any assistance in framing or clarifying my problem would also be
> appreciated.
> --Matthew Suozzo

Kevin Funk | kfunk at |
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