Test suite for Fiasco

Adam Lackorzynski adam at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Tue Aug 9 19:02:40 CEST 2011


On Mon Aug 08, 2011 at 14:07:09 -0700, Bryce CR wrote:
> I've been tinkering with the internals of Fiasco a bit, and I'm at the
> point where the kernel boots & runs hello as well as hello-shared
> without issue. 
> The thing is, though, these tests seem to use only a fraction of my code
> (and I know there are some pretty sketchy lurkers in my code...), so I'm
> looking for a more thorough test of kernel capabilities to verify my
> changes are relatively operational in many/most cases.
> I'm aware of some options here, but I didn't want to use a hammer if all
> I need is a screwdriver. So, to you: what is the most straightforward
> way to test Fiasco with existing software?
> I'm aware of L4Linux and ORe as possibilities -- are these good options,
> or is there a simpler tool for the job?

Well, the way has more or less always been to launch some more complex
setup, like an L4Linux or more of them and keep them busy. A tool that
covers each aspect would be a project on its own (or more).

Adam                 adam at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
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