Commandline options

If no options are given, all tests are run and the test will output a short summary and report any errors to stderr. This behavior can be changed by providing one or more of the following options

  test executable 
   [[-run | --run-tests] identifiers[,identifiers]]
   [--args args]

  -a --args                     : arguments after --args are passed to testmain
  -e --first-error              : execute the test having the first error
  -ide --show-test-identifiers  : enable error identifiers in testlog output.
  -idt --show-error-identifiers : enable test identifiers in testlog output.
  -tag xx --log-tag xx          : enable log tag xx in testlog output.
  -notag --no-log-tag           : disable log tag in testlog output.
  -q --quiet                    : disable all output.
  -oe --output-error            : output errors only.
  -ol --output-log              : output errors, summary and log.
  -h --help                     : print this help. 

   identifiers -id | id- | id-id : until id | from id to id | from id
   id [t]nnn | testname | ennn   : test nnn | test testname | test having error nnn

All arguments after --args or -a parameter are treated as arguments to testmain.

-q or --quiet are used to prevent all output from testape. -oe or --output-error will disable all output except error messages written to stderr. -ol or --output-log will enable detailed log output. The log report will be written to stdout.

The name of a test can be used as identifier on the commandline. 4.2 In addition each test is numbered. These names or numbers can be used as identifiers. Each argument that accept an identifier, also accepts a list of identifiers and /or a range of identifiers. Each identifier in a list, is seperated by ','. The start and stop values in a range is separated by '-'. If no start value is given the first test is used as start value. If no stop value are given, the last test is used as stop value. Some identifier examples are shown below




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