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SubjectRe: regression testing
On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 09:56:16AM -0600, Nathan Straz wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 10:13:04AM -0500, Wade Hampton wrote:
> > However, a lab dedicated to testing the linux kernel, properly
> > funded, staffed, and containing the most common hardware and
> > software would be a good idea. Does anyone have any idea how
> > this could be accomplished? Who could do it? IBM? What would
> > it cost to setup a reasonable lab? My guess would be dozens
> > of machines of various architectures, a staff of at least 10,
> > several thousand square feet of space, and a good budget....
> > Any takers?
> SGI is working on regression testing for Linux. We have released some
> of our tests and utilities under the Linux Test Project. IMHO, a few
> hundred tests aren't enough. I need to make another big push with the
> tests I've ported over the last few months.
> I believe there is some work in the Open Source Development Lab that
> some IBMers could comment on. I don't know if there is a web site
> detailing their efforts yet. is the closest you will get right now.

Since we have only recently opened we have been working to get the machines
configured and ready for beating. We have only recently started opening up the
larger servers to developers and testers.

Any regression/scalability development and testing people want to do should be
workable. Anyone interested in coordinating development or testing at our lab
can contact me for info.

-Nathan Dabney
Open Source Development Lab

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