manpagez: man pages & more
info libtool
Home | html | info | man
[ << ] [ < ] [ Up ] [ > ] [ >> ]         [Top] [Contents] [Index] [ ? ]

14.1.2 When tests fail

When the tests in the old test suite are run via make check, output is caught in per-test ‘tests/test-name.log’ files and summarized in the ‘test-suite.log’ file. The exit status of each program tells the ‘Makefile’ whether or not the test succeeded.

If a test fails, it means that there is either a programming error in libtool, or in the test program itself.

To investigate a particular test, you may run it directly, as you would a normal program. When the test is invoked in this way, it produces output that may be useful in determining what the problem is.

The new, Autotest-based test suite produces as output a file ‘tests/testsuite.log’ which contains information about failed tests.

You can pass options to the test suite through the make variable TESTSUITEFLAGS (see The Autoconf Manual in The Autoconf Manual).

This document was generated on December 1, 2011 using texi2html 5.0.

© 2000-2017
Individual documents may contain additional copyright information.