[sane-devel] googletest dependency for unit tests on genesys backend

Povilas Kanapickas povilas at radix.lt
Sat Aug 10 17:52:47 BST 2019

Ping :-)

On 7/5/19 3:13 AM, Povilas Kanapickas wrote:
> Hey,
> I propose to add googletest[1] as a dependency for running unit tests on
> the genesys backend. It's one of the most popular testing frameworks for
> C++ code and in my experience it's more convenient to use than the
> competition. The benefits compared to the assert() testing style are
> that the test run produces much more information on what the tests are
> doing so the developer does not need to fire a debugger to figure out
> what's wrong in case of failures. This will save a lot of time.
> What do you think about this? Since it's completely optional
> developer-only dependency it should not affect anyone except the
> developers of the genesys backend in any way.
> Regards,
> Povilas
> [1]: https://github.com/google/googletest

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