[ace-users] Running the test suite in Windows

Steve Huston shuston at riverace.com
Wed Jun 20 17:39:56 CDT 2007

In addition to what Doug said, be sure you have the ACE_ROOT
environment variable set - the Perl scripts use it to locate the stuff
reported missing when you ran it.


Steve Huston, Riverace Corporation
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: ace-users-bounces at cse.wustl.edu 
> [mailto:ace-users-bounces at cse.wustl.edu] On Behalf Of Douglas 
> C. Schmidt
> Sent: Wednesday, June 20, 2007 6:34 PM
> To: Stew Paddaso
> Cc: ace-users at cse.wustl.edu
> Subject: Re: [ace-users] Running the test suite in Windows
> hi Stew,
> > Pardon if I'm a little dense for not getting this...
> No problemo.  BTW, please make sure you fill out the 
> appropriate problem
> report form (PRF), which is in
> or in
> in older versions of ACE+TAO.  Make sure to include this information
> when asking any questions about ACE+TAO since otherwise we have to
> "guess" what version/platform/compiler/options you've using, which
> very error-prone and slows down our responsiveness.  If you don't
> the PRF, therefore, it is less likely that someone from the core
> ACE+TAO developer team will be able to answer your question.
> Naturally, we encourage and appreciate other members of the ACE+TAO
> user community who can respond to questions that they have the
> to.
> > I want to run the test suite to test my Win32 build of ACE. 
> I compiled
> > the ACE solution... no problems there. I then ran ACE_Test, but it
> > generated no output... so I ran ACE_Init_Test, with the 
> same result. I
> > looked at the source code for both... does ACE_Test do anything?  
> Sure - please check out ACE_ROOT/tests/README, which says:
> "By default, all the output from the tests will be stored in
> files in the ./log/ (or .\log\) directory.  However, you can
> this by setting the ACE_TEST_DIR environment variable to another
> prefix."
> This file also explains how to run the tests: 
> "The tests can be executed in a single pass via the perl script
> run_test.pl."
> Thanks,
>         Doug
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