Using the TestApe instrumenter

The TestApe instrumenter is designed to generate default mocks for those functions that cannot be resolved by the linker. The generated mocks allows simulating and testing of data flowing between the external functions and the unit being tested.

At the final link stage, the invocation of the linker is passed through the TestApe instrumenter. If the instrumenter determines that the testape library are not used, the instrumenter will simply invoke the linker in pass through mode. If the testape library is used, automatic mock generation will be initiated and the TestApe logo will be displayed.

  ------ OOO ----
      ,,, ++
    **   +
   *+ + .
   ++     ()
   oo  () oo

The instrumenter will also check and notify about newer versions when these becomes available.

Supported linkers includes LINK.EXE (including when LINK.EXE is invoked though CL.EXE) and ld (including when ld in invoked through g++ or gcc)




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