Run one of your auto test programs from GNU make

gmake runtestsingle testsingle=udtime
Given a GNU Make file version 3.81 with the following entries: .PHONY: runtest runtest: $(ARCHNAME) $(TESTAUTOEXES) @for i in $(TESTAUTOEXES) ; do \ echo ">>>> Running test harness $$i" ; \ env $(RUNTESTENV) $$i ; done .PHONY: runtestsingle runtestsingle: $(ARCHNAME)/test/auto_$(testsingle).exe $(ARCHNAME) @for i in $< ; do \ echo ">>>> Running test harness $$i" ; \ env $(RUNTESTENV) $$i ; done (ARCHNAME is something like ix86-linux-gnu) Instead of typing gmake runtest to run all the tests, you can run one specific test with the example command. The sample output is from compiling a C++ program using Boost::Test testing framework.
Sample Output
>>>> Running test harness ix86-linux-gnu/test/auto_udtime.exe
Running 3 test cases...

*** No errors detected

By: piyo
2009-02-13 16:53:26

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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