[Numpy-discussion] Numpy code coverage

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Jan 3 17:02:44 CST 2008


Stefan van der Walt wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I read about Titus Brown's Figleaf code coverage tool [1] on the
> Planet SciPy aggregator [2].  The results of running figleaf on the
> numpy test-suite [3] covers Python code only.
> 
> What the best way of discovering the C and C++ code coverage as well?

I've never encountered any documents about checking C code coverage of Python
extension modules. It is possible that the standard tools for C code coverage
(e.g. gcov) would work fine with some finagling.

If you try this, I would love to hear what you did.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco


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