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  • From: "Low, John J." <jlow AT>
  • To: "opal AT" <opal AT>
  • Subject: [Opal] Issues with running OPAL's unit tests.
  • Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2016 20:37:52 +0000
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I have built OPAL (v1.5.00.1) and I would like to run the unit tests.  The instructions to run the unit tests in appendix A.3 of the user manual are not consistent with the current location of files in the OPAL distribution.  So I am confused.

I found “install_gtest.bash” in /home/jlow/opal/160222/src/tests/tools.  I “sourced” it and it appears to have installed gtest in /home/jlow/opal/160222/src/tests/tools.

Unfortunately I tried to do the next step and the cmake did not work because there were no cmake files for it to work with.  I tried cmaking in  /home/jlow/opal/160222/src and /home/jlow/opal/build without much success. 

Could someone send me updated instructions with current paths on how to run the unit tests?


John J. Low
Principal Computational Science Specialist
Computing, Environment and Life Sciences
Building 240, 2143
9700 South Cass Avenue
Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne, IL 60439.

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