Testing

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This page has lists of resources for Linux testing.

Presentations from events

LPC 2016 testing mini-summit (Nov 2016)

The 2016 Linux Plumbers Conference had a mini-summit on Testing and Fuzzing, as well as other sessions dedicated to open source testing issues. Here are some links related to that event:

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Japan Jamboree 58-1 (Oct 2016)

Previous ELC and ELCE talks on testing

Testing Standards

Start collecting info for testing standards here:

Things we'd like to standardize in open source testing:

  • test nomenclature (test glossary)
  • how to specify test pre-requisites
    • ex: assert_define ENV_VAR_NAME
    • ex: kernel_config
  • test API
  • host/target abstraction
    • kernel installation
    • file operations
    • console access
    • command execution
  • test retrieval, build, deployment
    • test execution:
      • ex: 'make test'
  • test log output format
  • test package format
    • meta-data for each test
    • test results
    • baseline expected results for particular tests on particular platforms
    • what tests can be skipped etc.