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pmdk-tests: Tests for Persistent Memory Development Kit

This repository utilizes Google Test C++ test framework and pugiXML.

Building The Source

To build pmdk-tests on Linux, the following packages are required:

  • PMDK
  • CMake - version 2.8.12 or greater

On Windows, the following packages are required:

Building pmdk-tests on Linux

In the pmdk-tests root directory:

	$ mkdir build
	$ cd build
	$ cmake .. <args>
	$ make

<args> - for building debug version use -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=DEBUG. No -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE argument provided is equivalent to -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=RELEASE.

For building a specific group of tests provide its target binary name:

	$ make PMEMPOOLS
PMDK Custom path

If PMDK is installed in custom path, then additional arguments need to be specified. If pkg-config is available, then PKG_CONFIG_PATH environmental variable needs to be set to <PMDK_INSTALL_PATH>/lib/pkgconfig.

	$ PKG_CONFIG_PATH=<PMDK_INSTALL_PATH>/lib/pkgconfig cmake ..

If it's not available, then PMDK_INSTALL_PATH needs to be specified. PMDK_INSTALL_PATH must be an absolute path.

	$ cmake .. -DPMDK_INSTALL_PATH=<PMDK_INSTALL_PATH>

Building pmdk-tests on Windows

Environment variables should be set according to PMDK Windows installation guide.

In the pmdk-tests root directory:

	$ mkdir build
	$ cd build
	$ cmake -G "Visual Studio 14 2015 Win64" ..

CMake sets 32-bit build as default, however pmdk-tests works only in 64-bit environment. PMDK supports only Visual Studio 2015 on Windows, hence -G "Visual Studio 14 2015 Win64". To build binaries use either generated pmdk_tests.sln solution file with Visual Studio or:

	$ cmake --build . --config <config> [--target <target>]
  • <config> - Debug or Release

  • <target> - specified group of tests to build, e.g. PMEMPOOLS

Running Tests

Before executing tests, valid configuration config.xml file needs to be placed in the same directory as the test binary. Template config.xml.example is located in etc/config directory. For more information see dedicated README file. After this setup, tests can be run simply by executing the binary:

	$ cd build
	$ cp ../etc/config/config.xml.example config.xml
	# Set own values in config.xml fields
	$ ./PMEMPOOLS

pmdk-tests are implemented using Google Test framework, and thus resulting binaries share its behavior and command line interface. To list all tests to be run from specific binary:

	$ ./PMEMPOOLS --gtest_list_tests

To run a subset of tests:

	# Runs only tests with 'VERBOSE' in title.
	$ ./PMEMPOOLS --gtest_filter="*VERBOSE*"

--gtest_filter argument can also be used to exclude tests from execution (mind the - before filtered out phrase):

	# Exclude tests with 'VERBOSE' in title from execution.
	$ ./PMEMPOOLS --gtest_filter=-"*VERBOSE*"

To see usage:

	$ ./PMEMPOOLS --help

For more information about running tests see Google Test documentation.

Running tests with run_tests.py script

Executing binary through run_tests.py script located in etc/scripts ensures that whole scope of tests will be run. In case of premature termination, execution will be resumed after the last ran test.

Running tests in PMEMPOOLS binary with 15 minutes timeout and tests with VERBOSE in name excluded from execution:

$ cd build
$ ../etc/scripts/run_tests.py -b ./PMEMPOOLS --timeout 15 -e "*VERBOSE*"

Other Requirements

Python scripts in pmdk-tests are compatible with Python 3.4.

See also

Detailed documentation for specific test groups:

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