The Linux Test Project APRIL 2009 Release Announcement

Dear All,

The Linux Test Project test suite has been released for the month of
APRIL 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:,, and,
IRC: #ltp.

APRIL 2009 Highlights:
* Addition of Benchmark Test to compare Per_Cpu_Atomic_Operations vs Interrupt_Disabling,
* Addition of Per CPU Allocator test,
* Addition of Simple PERFORMANCE COUNTER tests,
* Addition of Software and Hardware PERFORMANCE COUNTERS verification tests,
* Addition of mmap() corruption check test,
* Addition of syscall tests - splice02, clock_nanosleep2_01 and cacheflush01,
* Addition of sched_smt_power_savings test in PM,
* Addition of CGROUP Regression tests,
* Addition of CPUSET tests,
* Addition of CAPBOUND Security tests,
* Fixes for numerous other tests,

APRIL 2009 LTP Contributors:
* Mimi Zohar,
* Mathieu Desnoyers,
* Tejun Heo,
* Fan He,
* Francesco Rundo,
* Ingo Molnar,
* Paul Mackerras,
* Ying Han,
* CAI Qian,
* Christian Kujau,
* Poornima Nayak,
* Márton Németh,
* Guo Hongruan,
* Jens Axboe,
* M. Koehrer,
* Maxin John,
* Manas K Nayak,
* Jiri Palecek,
* Dmitry Guryanov,
* Li Zefan,
* Miao Xie,
* Michal Simek,
* Serge Hallyn,
* Dave Kleikamp,

Note(s) from the Maintainer:
We saw huge no. of new tests been added this month. And i hope the trend will continue. Apart from that i will soon introduce some fixes as a fallout of my Paper work at OLS 2009.

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, (for
New Bug(s)), (for
New Patch(s)), (for
New Feature Request(s))

Happy testing,

Posted by Subrata Modak 2009-04-30

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