October 21, 2016

Dear Reactis User:

We are pleased to announce the availability of Reactis® for C V2016 which includes the new features listed below.

New API features

The Reactis for C API has been greatly expanded and improved:
  • Reactis build files can be created, modified, and accessed.
  • Reactis harness libraries can be created, modified, and accessed.
  • Support for fully automated back-to-back testing.
  • A MATLAB interface to the new API is included.

Test Harness Improvements

The following improvements have been made to test harnesses:
  • Test harnesses now include an initialization function.
  • Support for C code which performs fixed point calculations.
  • Settings for the rounding mode and overflow behavior during data type conversions.

Stub file improvements

The following improvements have been made to stub files:
  • Stub files now include all the type declarations required to compile.
  • Stubs are not generated for unneeded functions and variables.

C Compiler Impovements

  • Support GNU statement expressions.
  • Ignore incomplete variable or function declarations which are never used.
  • The argument of an include directive can now be a macro.
  • Improved formatting of value shown when hovering on scalar character values and arrays of characters.
  • Produce warnings instead of errors for GCC-style extended "asm" statements (the assembly code will be ignored).

Other Enhancements

  • Support for Windows 10.
  • Launch a quick HTML coverage report from the top-level Coverage menu.
  • Option to export Booleans as integers in CSV file.
  • Checkbox in Tester launch dialog to enable/disable pruning of tests after the random phase.
  • The build file editor has been streamlined to make the use of libraries easier.
  • The number of output differences for which details are printed in a test execution report can now be capped.

You may download the patches or full installers from the Reactis User Pages.

Best Regards,
The Reactis Team

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