Unit tests in D

Michel Fortin michel.fortin at michelf.com
Wed May 5 04:58:57 PDT 2010

On 2010-05-05 07:46:46 -0400, bearophile <bearophileHUGS at lycos.com> said:

> Michel Fortin:
>> Can't you do:
>> 	static assert(throws!OtherException(sqrt(-5)));
>> ?
> Some of those examples of mine were wrong because the main purpose of a 
> 'static throws' is to catch static asserts, not to catch exceptions at 
> compile time, sorry:

Am I right that what you want is this?

	static assert(!__traits(compiles, foo(10)));

I agree that the __traits syntax leaves a lot of room for improvement.

> (And currently try-catch statements are not supported in CTFE, see 
> http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=4067 ).


Michel Fortin
michel.fortin at michelf.com

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