Opened 7 months ago

Last modified 13 days ago

#29656 new defect

describe global initialization in our tinytest-based unit tests

Reported by: catalyst Owned by:
Priority: Medium Milestone: Tor: unspecified
Component: Core Tor/Tor Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: developer-doc, network-team-roadmap-october, s31-docs
Cc: nickm Actual Points:
Parent ID: Points: 1
Reviewer: Sponsor: Sponsor31-can

Description

I was trying to figure out how global state initialization happens in our unit tests. I eventually found that src/test/test_common.c is the location of the main() function for the tinytest-based test programs. We should document this better, probably in doc/HACKING/WritingTests.md.

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Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 3 months ago by nickm

Points: 0.5

comment:2 Changed 2 months ago by gaba

Cc: nickm added
Keywords: network-team-roadmap-october added
Points: 0.51

comment:3 Changed 13 days ago by nickm

Keywords: s31-docs added
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