Installing TestApe on Linux

The gcc/g++ needs access to interface file and ld needs access to the library file. In addition certain system libraries are required. This is all taken care of by the package manager.

The package manager will put the binaries in /usr/bin, /usr/include, /usr/lib and the documentation and examples in /usr/share/doc/testape

If you want to do it manually, unpack the tar ball and put the instrumenter,interface and library in the proper directories. Remember to link to testape.a from /usr/lib/libtestape.a if you want to use -ltestape option.

The library and instrumenter will depend of the following libraries

   libc6 (>= 2.4),
   libgcc1 (>= 1:4.1.1)
   libstdc++6 (>= 4.6)

To install TestApe on a Debian based system run
   dpkg -i testape_beta_i386.deb
On a Redhat based system run
   rpm -i testape-beta-2.i386.rpm

Raspbian on Raspberry Pi

The TestApe mocking system supports the ARM processor. The release is tested on a QEMU and RaspBerry Pi but boards with other arm processors will work as well. Note however, that ARM thumb mode instruction set is currently not understood by the mocking system.

To install TestApe on raspbian run.

   dpkg -i testape_beta_armhf.deb



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