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Re: tests where exit is success
On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 12:20 PM, Antti Kantee <pooka%cs.hut.fi@localhost> wrote:
> Is it possible to write a test case where success is determined by the
> test program exiting? It is possible to define an expected failure
> where the test exits, but what about expected success?
A test program is assumed to pass when it exits. Are you having
trouble with this?
> The simplest example is testing that exit(3) exits.
You'd fork+wait to validate exit call.
> However, I am
> working on something a little more complicated: a watchdog library.
Hmm, can you elaborate? I'm afraid you'll have to go through some
fork/wait dance as mentioned above depending on what you are trying to
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