Is it possible to use python to unit test C++ code?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Mon Oct 30 08:17:13 CET 2006


Liu HuaDong-E6754C wrote:

> Did any one used python to do C++ unit test?
> If u did, could u give some actions how to do unit test by using python.

use a standard tool to generate a binding for the relevant C++ libraries:

http://www.effbot.org/pyfaq/how-do-i-interface-to-c-objects-from-python.htm

and then write Python code to do the tests, preferably using an 
available Python testing framework.  this page mentions some of them:

http://www.effbot.org/pyfaq/how-do-i-test-a-python-program-or-component.htm

http://docs.python.org/lib/module-doctest.html
http://docs.python.org/lib/module-unittest.html

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