How To Install catch on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install catch on Debian 10. catch is C++ Automated Test Cases in Headers

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install catch on Debian 10.

What is catch

Catch is a multi-paradigm automated test framework for C++ and Objective-C. . Its key features are:

  • Distributed as a single header file with no dependencies.
  • Test cases are self-registering.
  • Test cases can be de divided into isolated sections.
  • Behaviour Driven Design style is possible with GIVEN-WHEN-THEN in place of test cases and sections.
  • Only one core assertion macro for comparisons; standard language operators are used for comparison, yet the expression is decomposed and properly logged.

There are three ways to install catch on Debian 10. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install catch Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install catch using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install catch

Install catch Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install catch using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install catch

Install catch Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Debian. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install catch using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install catch

How To Uninstall catch on Debian 10

To uninstall only the catch package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove catch

Uninstall catch And Its Dependencies

To uninstall catch and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 10, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove catch

Remove catch Configurations and Data

To remove catch configuration and data from Debian 10 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge catch

Remove catch configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove catch configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge catch

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install catch on Debian 10 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.