A cross-platform pre-instrumenting code coverage tool set for .net/.net core and Mono
See the version list below for details.
Install-Package AltCover -Version 7.6.812
dotnet add package AltCover --version 7.6.812
<PackageReference Include="AltCover" Version="7.6.812" />
paket add AltCover --version 7.6.812
#r "nuget: AltCover, 7.6.812"
This build from https://github.com/SteveGilham/altcover/tree/fbfe245948c6b64c502da3f1134f825106a48ba1
Q. Never mind the fluff -- how do I get started?
A. Start with the Quick Start guide : https://github.com/SteveGilham/altcover/wiki/QuickStart-Guide
# 7.6.812 (Genbu series release 15)
* [VISUALIZER] Move the global tool to the new 0.10 AvaloniaUI release
* Monitor API
* [BUGFIX] Harden the monitor API `TryGetVisitTotals` against race conditions in multi-threaded tests
* Publish the AltCover.Monitor API as API (i.e. under `lib/`) in the main package `altcover` as well as in `altcover.api` (but not in `altcover.global`; global tools aren't library compatible to be accessed through a `package add` reference). It's there next to the PowerShell assembly (per `altcover ImportModule`) if you want to manually link to it, though
* Support writing unit tests involving the API back to `net20` as well as `netstandard2.0`
* Add `--jsonReport` option (and equivalents) to output the NCover or OpenCover data in a minified JSON format, like the existing `--lcovReport` option does for that format. The JSON is a direct map of the XML, with values appropriately typed.
* Add a `ConvertTo-CoverageJson` cmdlet and a `ConvertToJson` toolkit API to post-precess existing NCover/OpenCover reports
# 7.5.809 (Genbu series release 14)
* [NEW] AltCover.Monitor API to track current coverage from running unit tests. Current implementation requires `dotnet test`, or other command-line testing with `--defer` set, in which the cumulative visit numbers are available, rather than everything having been dumped to file instead.
* [BUGFIX] In OpenCover format output, only emit `<File />` records relevant to the respective module, not for all source files encountered so far.
# 7.4.808 (Genbu series release 13)
* [BUGFIX] In some use cases, the error `The "AltCover.ContingentCopy" task was not given a value for the required parameter "FileName".` could be provoked by `dotnet test` (Issue #113)
* Extend to other Build Action types (at least all those that my VS2019 Community Edition was prepared to mention) the "If `/p:AltCoverInPlace` is not `true`, then copy all files in the project included as `<[Action] Include="./[some subdirectory]/..."` with `CopyToOutputDirectory` of `Always` or `PreserveNewest` to the appropriate relative location wrt the intrumented files" behaviour added for the `None` action in the previous release. File an issue report if you have yet another build action type that you need copying for a not-in-place test scenario.
# 7.4.807 (Genbu series release 12)
* [MAYBE BREAKING] Set `InPlace` default to `false` uniformly across the API
* Add `dotnet test` command line option `/p:AltCoverInPlace=true|false` (default false)
* If `/p:AltCoverInPlace=true` then `/p:AltCoverForce=true` has its pre-v7.3.805 meaning
* Wire up "InPlace" to the Fake `DotNet.test` driver for the above
* If `/p:AltCoverInPlace` is not `true`, then copy all files in the project included as `<None Include="./[some subdirectory]/..."` with `CopyToOutputDirectory` of `Always` or `PreserveNewest` to the appropriate relative location wrt the intrumented files
* **NB** `/p:AltCoverInPlace=true` will not play well with the concurrent instrument-and-test behaviour of `dotnet test [multipletestprojects].sln /p:AltCover="true" --output [commonArtifactsFolder]`
* Allow `--callContext` and `--single` together, which will log at most one visit _per context_ per location, not just one visit per location
For previous releases (7.3.x and earlier) [go here](https://github.com/SteveGilham/altcover/blob/master/ReleaseNotes%20-%20Previously.md)
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