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The Linux Test Project JULY 2009 Release Announcement

Dear All,

The Linux Test Project test suite has been released for the month of
JULY 2009. Please see ltp/INSTALL file carefully, as, there has been
multiple changes for building/installing the test suite.

The latest version of the test-suite contains 3000+ tests for the Linux
OS and can be found at:
Latest happenings in LTP can also be found at:
http://ltp.sourceforge.net/wikiArchives.php, and,
IRC: irc.freenode.org #ltp.

JULY 2009 Highlights:
Addition of TOMOYO Security Tests,
1. Addition of 22 test scenarios for CPU Controller tests,
2. Work on LTP Makefiles,
3. LTPś representation at OLS 2009, Montreal, Canada,
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JULY 2009 LTP Contributors:
Garrett Cooper,
1. Naresh Kamboju,
2. Henry Yei,
3. Lucio Correia,
4. Matt Helsley,
5. Sachin Sant,
6. Gowrishankar,
7. Jiri Palecek,
8. Sripathi Kodi,
9. Márton Németh,
10. Sukadev Bhattiprolu,
11. Serge E. Hallyn,
12. M. Mohan Kumar,
13. Tetsuo Handa,
14. Wang Yong,
15. Praveen,
16. Michal Simek,
17. Shi Weihua,
18. Mike Frysinger,
19. CAI Qian,
20. Wei Yongjun,
21. Rohit Verma,
22. Mimi Zohar,
23. Robert Paulsen,
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Note(s) from the Maintainer:
Garrett continued his surge towards making the Makefiles look more elegant. Hope we should be able to push them to the main tree in August or September 09 release. So far he has worked on more than 600+ Makefiles.

LTP received renewed attention through the Paper(http://ltp.sourceforge.net/documentation/technical_papers/Putting_LTP_to_Test.pdf) and Tutorial at OLS 2009. New testcases poured in this month as well, and, i am hoping that people will open up more and contribute more in terms of new test cases.

Our web site also contains other information such as:
- A Linux test tools matrix
- Technical papers
- How To's on Linux testing
- Code coverage analysis tool.

We would encourage the community to post results to
patches, new tests, bugs or comments/questions to ltp-list@lists.sf.net,
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=add&group_id=3382&atid=103382 (for
New Bug(s)),
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=add&group_id=3382&atid=303382 (for
New Patch(s)),
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=add&group_id=3382&atid=353382 (for
New Feature Request(s))

Happy testing,

Posted by Subrata Modak 2009-07-31