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Summary of run-time parameters

Command

Short description

auto_start_dbg

Instructs the framework to automatically attach debugger in case of system failure.

build_info

Instructs the framework to display library build information.

catch_system_error

Instructs the framework to catch system errors.

color_output

Instructs the framework to produce color output

detect_fp_exceptions

Instructs the framework to trap floating point exceptions (on supported platforms).

detect_memory_leaks

Instructs the framework to detect memory leaks (on supported platforms).

help

Provides help on the Unit Test Framework parameters.

list_content

Lists the tests units, their organization in the test tree, their enabled/disabled state...

list_labels

Lists the labels defined in the test module.

log_format

Specifies the log format

log_level

Specifies the framework's logging level

log_sink

Specifies where to write testing log to.

logger

Specifies the log level, format and sink of one or more loggers.

output_format

Specifies the log format and the report format.

random

Instructs the framework to run the tests in random order

report_format

Specifies the report format.

report_level

Specifies the level of details carried by the framework's testing result report.

report_memory_leaks_to

Specifies file name where memory leaks report should be re-directed to.

report_sink

Specifies where to write the testing result report to.

result_code

Instructs the framework to return or ignore a result code indicating an error in the tests.

run_test

Allows to filter which test units to execute at runtime.

save_pattern

Facilitates mode switching for testing output streams.

show_progress

Instructs the framework to print progress information. More details here.

use_alt_stack

Instructs the framework to use an alternative stack for signal processing (on supported platforms).

usage

Displays short usage message.

wait_for_debugger

Instructs the framework to pause test module before testing is started to allow debugger to attach.


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