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Basics and (Un)Installation
2019-10-29 Creating a Batch Script to Start VectorCAST
Question: How to create a .bat file with needed settings to start VectorCAST? Answer: In order to create a quick launch batch script that will start VectorCAST with all of settings needed to support a user's setup, there are some necessary options that will need to be set. The following is an...
2019-10-29 rating Views: 87
2019-11-05 VectorCAST Silent Install in Windows
Question: We have a large installed base for VectorCAST for Windows. It would be advantageous if we could kick off a batch job to install VectorCAST on a particular machine, rather than having to step through the prompts. Answer: There are two parts to a silent installation of VectorCAST....
2019-11-05 rating Views: 76
2019-11-05 VectorCAST Runtime Support for Ubuntu 14.04
Issue: The 64-bit version of the Ubuntu 14.04 operating system no longer comes with the 32-bit runtime support packages required for running VectorCAST. Solution: In order to get VectorCAST to correctly launch using this operating system, please run the following commands to install the...
2019-11-05 rating Views: 65
2019-10-24 Automatic VectorCAST with Build Servers from Workstation
The customer has a Linux build server that gets accessed from a Windows workstation. All operations from a user standpoint is executing from the workstation, including downloading to the target. Files are available in a shared folder (Samba). A full remote build from Windows by installing...
2019-10-24 rating Views: 54
2019-10-23 Automatic Install VectorCAST in Windows
Question: We have a large installed base for VectorCAST for Windows. It would be advantageous if we could kick off a batch job to install VectorCAST on a particular machine, rather than having to step through the prompts. Can I program VectorCAST to install itself? Answer: (Windows only) ...
2019-10-23 rating Views: 53
2019-11-07 Supporting Spaces in Paths
Question: I want to install VectorCAST in the C:\Program Files\VCAST directory on Windows. Is this supported? Answer: It is important to understand where spaces are allowed: The VectorCAST installation directory can have spaces in its path. Directories (search directories and library...
2019-11-07 rating Views: 52
2019-10-29 How VectorCAST Determines Code Complexity
Question: How does VectorCAST determine code complexity? Answer: VectorCAST uses the McCabe Cyclcomatic Complexity algorithm to calculate the number of Basis Paths (using V(g) for the representation) through a subprogram. This is a fairly straightforward algorithm that basically counts the...
2019-10-29 rating Views: 45
2019-11-13 Using a User-Defined Execute Command
Question: I am trying to get the VectorCAST test harness to run on a new target that is not supported by an existing VectorCAST compiler template. Is it possible for me to customize the Execute Command option to do a complex series of actions? Answer: Yes. When you execute a test in...
2019-11-13 rating Views: 39
2019-10-30 Generating Coverage Data Results for Selective Tests
Question: When generating coverage data reports, the coverage data is displayed for all tests in my environment. How do I get the aggregate coverage report to display coverage data for only the selected test case(s) or test result(s), instead of all tests? Answer: A user has the ability to view...
2019-10-30 rating Views: 37
2019-11-05 Sharing Custom Tools Amongst VectorCAST Users
Question: I have configured a couple of Custom Tools in VectorCAST, but I would like all the users in my unit testing group to have access to them. How can I do that? Answer: Custom tools can be shared with other users without also sharing other GUI options, such as the recent environment...
2019-11-05 rating Views: 34