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dbus-test-runner - run multiple tasks under an independent DBus session bus

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NAME

dbus-test-runner - run multiple tasks under an independent DBus session bus

SYNOPSIS


dbus-test-runner
[ options ]

DESCRIPTION

dbus-test-runner is a simple little executable for running a couple of programs under a new DBus session.
Use this DBus tool for unit testing of code that accesses DBus at runtime.

HELP OPTIONS

dbus-test-runner accepts the following help options on the command line:
-h, --help
Display a short help text with application and help command line options and exit.
--help-all
Display the full list of available command line options (help, task control, application) and exit.
--help-task-control
Display options that are used to control how the task is handled by the test runner.
 

TASK CONTROL OPTIONS

dbus-test-runner accepts the following task control options on the command line:
-t, --task=<executable>
Defines a new task to run under our private DBus session.
-n, --task-name=<name>
A string to label output from the previously defined task. Defaults to taskN.
--task-bus={session|system|both}
Configures which bus the task expects to connect to. Default: both
-r, --ignore-return
Do not use the return value of the task to calculate whether the test passes or fails.
-i, --invertreturn
Invert the return value of the task before calculating whether the test passes or fails.
-p, --parameter
Add a parameter to the call of this utility. May be called as many times as you'd like.
-f, --wait-for=<dbus-name>
A dbus-name that should appear on the bus before this task is started
-c, --wait-until-complete
Signal that we should wait until this task exits even if we don't need the return value
 

APPLICATION OPTIONS

dbus-test-runner accepts the following application options on the command line:
--dbus-daemon=<executable>
Path to the DBus daemon to use. Defaults to 'dbus-daemon'.
-d, --dbus-config=<config_file>
Configuration file for newly created DBus server. Defaults to '/usr/share/dbus-test-runner/session.conf'.
--bustle-monitor=<executable>
Path to the Bustle DBus Monitor to use. Defaults to 'bustle-dbus-monitor'.
-b, --bustle-data=<data_file>
A file to write out data from the bustle logger to.
-m, --max-wait=<seconds>
The maximum amount of time the test runner will wait for the test to complete. Default is 30 seconds.
--keep-env
Whether to propagate the execution environment to the dbus-server and all the services activated by it. By default the environment is cleared.
--bus-type={session|system|both}
Configures which buses are represented by the tool to the tasks. Default: session
 

SEE ALSO

http://launchpad.net/dbus-test-runner

AUTHOR

This manual has been written for the Debian project by Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de> and may be used by others.
Jan 2015 Version 15.04.20141209