Refactoring #1422

Feature #1290: === Core: framework ===

Refactoring #1291: core functional test machinery: simplify, or at least explain

provide clue when test fails

Added by wuttke over 4 years ago. Updated over 4 years ago.

Status:ResolvedStart date:27 Apr 2016
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:wuttke% Done:


Category:-Estimated time:1.00 hour
Target version:-


  • when reference test fails, indicate location of old and new image
  • when python test fails, provide a clue what to do
  • after reference test failed and was updated, I needed to run 'make install' before 'make check' worked (before, a python script failed)


#1 Updated by wuttke over 4 years ago

It would be nice to let ctest print an informative footer, but there seems to be no simple way:

#2 Updated by wuttke over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Resolved
  • Assignee set to wuttke
  • Estimated time set to 1.00

Resolved in f72cbb5. CTest actually does have a pertinent macro, see my own answer at

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