C++ how to run tests optionally

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21 Oct, 2019 09:14 PM

I have some tests that may fail/segfault, which causes a build failure:


Is there a way to run make --build . --target test such that errors or segfaults don't cause a build failure?

  1. 1 Posted by acgetchell on 21 Oct, 2019 09:20 PM

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    N.B. I've tried on_success and on_finish.

  2. 2 Posted by acgetchell on 21 Oct, 2019 09:42 PM

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    In Travis-CI, after_success allows this functionality.


  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 22 Oct, 2019 12:16 AM

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    Right, in AppVeyor failing command in on_success fails the build.

    However, you may try something like make --build . --target test & exit 0 or run it as PowerShell: - ps: make --build . --target test.

  4. 4 Posted by acgetchell on 22 Oct, 2019 05:51 PM

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    Great, thanks! make --build . --target test & exit 0 worked!

    Powershell still failed the build.

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 22 Oct, 2019 06:47 PM

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    OK, nice. Most probably PowerShell was failing because the process was writing to StdErr which is interpreted by PS as an exception.

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