Using TestApe with gcc

To use the instrumenter with the linux linker ld simply link with the testape library and invoke the instrumenter in front of the final linker command as shown in the examples below

 testape ld unit_a.o unit_d.o ad_test.o testape.a
 testape ld unit_a.o unit_d.o ad_test.o /path/testape.a
or when the linker is used through gcc/g++
 testape gcc unit_a.c unit_d.c ad_test.c testape.a
 testape gcc unit_a.c unit_d.c ad_test.c -ltestape

If the libray is used together with tests written in C++, or if the tests are compiled with g++, the interface needs to be put inside a extern "C" declaration in order to be linkable with the C++ program.

Eventhough the instrumenter cannot autogenerate mocks for code that is written in C++, it is still possible to use the the framework to test the code. All mocks will have to be written manually.

For further information on TestApe with C++ ask on the forum at http://testape.com.



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