[erlang-questions] CT and test.config

Loïc Hoguin essen@REDACTED
Thu Apr 23 13:53:01 CEST 2015

ct_run -erl_args -config test.config

On 04/23/2015 02:41 PM, Roberto Ostinelli wrote:
> All,
> I've got an app `myapp` which uses a standard `sys.config` file.
> I'd like to test it using Common Tests, with a test configuration file.
> I'm passing the variable `-config test.config` to ct_run.
> However, when I start my app from the Common Test suite
> `myapp_SUITE.erl` then the app fails to start because inside the app
> `application:get_env(myapp, mykey)` returns `undefined`. I can, however,
> read this variable with `ct:get_config({myapp, mykey})`.
> How am I supposed to use a custom `test.config` file that is loaded in
> ct_run *and* read by the app itself?
> I've spent almost a day on this and I'm honestly 5 minutes away from
> dropping all this in the dustbin and using an external test tool
> instead. Please help me stick to Erlang. :)
> r.
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Loïc Hoguin

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