EXPECT

This macro will add a function to the list of expected function calls.

Syntax:
EXPECT(function [, retval])
Parameters:
function
The function that is expected to be called during a test
retval
An optional value that will be returned to the unit. Default is 0.
Returns:
-

A test will execute the unit by calling one of its functions. In return, the unit will run its code, which in turn might call external functions outside the unit. For each test, a unique set of functions will be called. The test must prepare a list of these to the framework, before executing the unit. The test can use the macro EXPECT to instruct the framework that a function call to function is expected during the test. If several functions are called, several EXPECT macros must be used before executing the test. The order is important - e.g. the order of the EXPECT should correspond to the order, in which, the unit will call the expected functions. If the framework detects a function call to a function that is not expected at that time, the test will fail. Each time an expected function is correctly called, the framework will remove it from the list. The test will fail, if the list is not empty after the test has completed execution.

The unit is unaware, that it is actually calling a mock function. The default mock will return the optional parameter retval. If this parameter is not given, the default mock will return zero.

The macro is normally used before executing the unit, but if desired, it can also be called from mocks - i.e. during execution of the unit.

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