The Linux Test Project JULY 2007 Release Announcement

1) Log Message: lcov: preparations for new release by "oberpapr@users.sourceforge.net"
- updated CHANGES file
- added compat-libtool + no-compat-libtool option
- changed libtool default to on (due to popular request)
- added checksum option
- changed checksum default to off (to reduce cpu time + file size)
- added geninfo_checksum option to lcovrc, deprecated geninfo_no_checksum
- added geninfo_compat_libtool option to lcovrc
- minor update of README file
File(s) Affected:
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/CHANGES
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/README
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/lcovrc
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/bin/geninfo
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/bin/lcov

2) Log Message: update manpage by "oberpapr@users.sourceforge.net"
File(s) Affected:
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/man/lcov.1

3) Log Message: "sachinp@in.ibm.com" has fixed a probe point definition from 'll_rw_lock' to 'll_rw_block'
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/kdump/susetools/lkdtm_mod/lkdtm.c

4) Log Message: man page update by "oberpapr@users.sourceforge.net"
File(s) Affected:
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/man/genhtml.1
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/man/geninfo.1
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/man/lcov.1

5) Log Message: lcov: another update in preparation for a new release by "oberpapr@users.sourceforge.net"
File(s) Affected:
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/bin/lcov
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/man/lcovrc.5
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/CHANGES
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/lcovrc

6) Log Message: fixed bug that would not delete .gcda files when using -z, by "oberpapr@users.sourceforge.net"
File(s) Affected:
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/CHANGES
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/bin/lcov

7) Log Message: lcov: - add new option --initial to get zero coverage data from graph files by "oberpapr@users.sourceforge.net"
File(s) Affected:
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/CHANGES
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/bin/geninfo
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/bin/lcov
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/man/geninfo.1
ltp/utils/analysis/lcov/man/lcov.1

8) Log Message: "carmelo.amoroso@st.com" fixed the anomaly when "SHLBA != getpagesize()", like in SH architecture
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/kernel/mem/shmt/shmt09.c

9) Log Message: "hdeller@users.sf.net" fixed unitialized variable useage in "lseek09" testcase
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/kernel/syscalls/lseek/lseek09.c

10) Log Message: "naveenspen@gmail.com" pointed out that syslog_cmd="/etc/init.d/syslog" should be used irrespective of any Distro
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/kernel/syscalls/syslog/syslog01
ltp/testcases/kernel/syscalls/syslog/syslog02
ltp/testcases/kernel/syscalls/syslog/syslog03
ltp/testcases/kernel/syscalls/syslog/syslog04
ltp/testcases/kernel/syscalls/syslog/syslog05
ltp/testcases/kernel/syscalls/syslog/syslog06
ltp/testcases/kernel/syscalls/syslog/syslog07
ltp/testcases/kernel/syscalls/syslog/syslog08
ltp/testcases/kernel/syscalls/syslog/syslog09
ltp/testcases/kernel/syscalls/syslog/syslog10

11) Log Message: "rsalveti@linux.vnet.ibm.com" pointed out to have same "fsx-linux" testcase for "fs", "ltp-aiodio" and "nfs"
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/kernel/io/ltp-aiodio/fsx-linux.c
ltp/testcases/network/nfs/fsx-linux/fsx-linux.c

12) Log Message: Randy Dunlap writes: Fix printf format warnings
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/network/stress/ns-tools/Makefile
ltp/testcases/network/stress/ns-tools/ns-igmp_querier.c
ltp/testcases/network/stress/ns-tools/ns-mcast_join.c
ltp/testcases/network/stress/ns-tools/ns-mcast_receiver.c
ltp/testcases/network/stress/ns-tools/ns-tcpserver.c

13) Log Message: getsockopt() takes a socklen_t, not an int, as its optlen
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/network/stress/ns-tools/ns-tcpclient.c
ltp/testcases/network/stress/ns-tools/ns-tcpserver.c
ltp/testcases/network/stress/ns-tools/ns-udpserver.c

14) Log Message: cleanup file
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/kernel/syscalls/gethostid/gethostid01.c

15) Log Message: back out uclinux changes to something that doesnt spit warnings as reported by Randy Dunlap
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/kernel/syscalls/gethostid/gethostid01.c

16) Log Message: fixup gcc warnings by removing silly pieces of code
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/kernel/mem/mtest06/mmap1.c
ltp/testcases/kernel/mem/mtest06/mmap2.c
ltp/testcases/kernel/mem/mtest06/mmap3.c
ltp/testcases/kernel/mem/mtest06/shmat1.c

17) Log Message: Randy Dunlap writes: Convert mmap1 to use standard test results output format. Correct several typos.
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/kernel/mem/mtest06/Makefile
ltp/testcases/kernel/mem/mtest06/mmap1.c

18) Log Message: gcov-kernel: adding gcov-kernel patch for 2.6.22
File(s) Addes:
ltp/utils/analysis/gcov-kernel/linux-2.6.22-gcov-arm-hack.patch
ltp/utils/analysis/gcov-kernel/linux-2.6.22-gcov.patch

19) Log Message: [1754301] Helge Deller writes: mark hppa/parisc as expecting a segv as well
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/kernel/syscalls/mmap/mmap03.c

20) Log Message: Randy Dunlap writes: convert output to match the standard LTP output
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/kernel/fs/linktest/linktest.pl

21) Log Message: close stdout to remove noise
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/kernel/mem/mtest05/dummy.c

22) Log Message: Randy Dunlap writes: Convert mmstress to use the standard results format
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/kernel/mem/mtest05/Makefile
ltp/testcases/kernel/mem/mtest05/mmstress.c

23) Log Message: "rsalveti@linux.vnet.ibm.com" updated the contact information at ltp-howto doc
File(s) Affected:
ltp/doc/ltp-howto.lyx
ltp/doc/ltp-howto.txt

24) Log Message: "rsalveti@linux.vnet.ibm.com" wants to update this with kernel/fs/fsstress/fsstress.c
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/network/nfs/nfs_fsstress/fsstress.c

25) Log Message: "suzuki@in.ibm.com" added SIGNAL and Address Fault handling capability for all architectures
File(s) Affected:
ltp/testcases/kernel/mem/mtest06/mmap1.c

26) Log Message: "rsalveti@linux.vnet.ibm.com" added more options to 'runltp'
File(s) Affected:
ltp/runltp
ltp/doc/man1/pan.1
ltp/pan/pan.c

27) Log Message: Upgrade to Posix Testsuite 1.5.2
File(s) Affected/Added:
ltp/testcases/open_posix_testsuite

28) Log Message: Fixing Proper Freeing of Memory Chunks
File(s) Affected:
ltp/tools/genload/stress.c

Posted by Subrata Modak 2007-07-31