[CentOS-devel] Adding Linux Test Project content to our tests

Christoph Galuschka christoph.galuschka at chello.at
Thu Mar 14 11:47:43 UTC 2013


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>  hi,
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>  http://ltp.sourceforge.net/
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>  "The Linux™ Test Project is a joint project started by SGI™ and
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>  maintained by IBM®, that has a goal to deliver test suites to the open
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>  source community that validate the reliability, robustness, and
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>  stability of Linux. The LTP testsuite contains a collection of tools for
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>  testing the Linux kernel and related features."
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>  -----------
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>  In the week leading upto 6.4, Christoph Galuschka and I had started
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>  looking at how we might be able to integrate those tests into what we
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>  are doing. Since the 6.4 sprint kicked in, we resorted to just running
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>  the tests manually; Which worked well. However, I feel its worth putting
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>  these tests into the harness we have in place, and making sure they are
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>  run whenever we call for 'distro tests' or 'update tests'.
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>  One option is to have the entire suite run as a single tests/r_ltp/
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>  suiet under t_functional; the other is to either have its own suite, we
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>  can directly import from upstream, or have it be a part of the
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>  t_external/ test suite ( along with the likes of wordpress / drupal and
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>  other things ).
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>  Thoughts ?
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>  - KB
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I would suggest to let LTP have its own (= t_external) suite. I think it would
get less udpates than t_functional (and wouldn't need a testrun every time
t_functional gets a new test), and running the LTP-tests within t_functional
would increase the time needed by about 30 mins.

cheers
Christoph
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