Setup GTest on Visual Studio 2010

Posted: November 21, 2012 in open source

Found this source from http://stackoverflow.com/questions/531941/how-to-setup-google-c-testing-framework-gtest-on-visual-studio-2005.

It was very useful to try.

Get Google C++ Testing Framework

  1. Download the latest gtest framework
  2. Unzip to C:\gtest

Build the Framework Libraries

  1. Open C:\gtest\msvc\gtest.sln in Visual Studio
  2. Set Configuration to “Debug”
  3. Build Solution

Create and Configure Your Test Project

  1. Create a new solution and choose the template Visual C++ > Win32 > Win32 Console Application
  2. Right click the newly created project and choose Properties
  3. Change Configuration to Debug.
  4. Configuration Properties > C/C++ > General > Additional Include Directories: AddC:\gtest\include
  5. Configuration Properties > C/C++ > Code Generation > Runtime Library: If your code links to a runtime DLL, choose Multi-threaded Debug DLL (/MDd). If not, choose Multi-threaded Debug (/MTd).
  6. Configuration Properties > Linker > General > Additional Library Directories: AddC:\gtest\msvc\gtest\Debug
  7. Configuration Properties > Linker > Input > Additional Dependencies: Add gtestd.lib

 

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