Linux Test Project January Release Announcement

M. Ridgeway writes ” The Linux Test Project test suite, ltp-20050107, has been released. The latest version of the testsuite contains 2100+ tests for the Linux OS. Our web site also contains other information such as: test results, a Linux test tools matrix, technical papers and HowTos on Linux testing, and a code coverage analysis tool. We encourage the community to post results, and patches, new tests, or comments/questions to to our mailing list.
– Porting changes from John Kohl to help support compatablility LTP on Solaris, HP-UX and AIX.
– Add scsi virtual devices testsuite using scsi_debug
– Changes to fix defect 13205 – testcase (seg fault) fails when MALLOC_CHECK_=3 environment varible is turned on .
    Removed test for ppc64 as special exception, now passes child_stack+CHILD_STACK_SIZE as parameter to clone on ppc64
– Applied patch from Prashant Yendigeri that fixes execution path problem.
– Fix for defect 11968 – test seg faults on a SMP system (8-way)
– Removed a prior applied patch from getdents01, that broke the testcases.
– Applied patch from Ricky Ng-Adam to fix ioperm01 testcase.
– Applied patch from Jacky Malcles for madvise02.
– Applied fixes to error messages from Adam Lackorzynski.waitpidXX
– Applied cleanup patch from Prashant Yendigeri for writexx testcases.”