May 16, 2006

The Linux Test project ltp-20060515released

Anonymous Reader writes "The Linux Test Project test suite has been released. The latest version of the testsuite contains 2900+ tests for the Linux OS. Our web site also contains other information such as:
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Release Highlights:

  • Code Cleanups by Jacky Malcles, Jane Lv, Bibo Maoand Thomas Gleixner
  • The date of the Version of LTP is know printed in log files.

We encourage the community to post results to, and patches, new tests, or comments/questions to

See ChangeLog Below


  • Added a -e option to print out the date of the ltp release. Also
    the date of the version of LTP will be printed in log files.
  • A patch for parse_opts.c was removed because it caused several test cases to fail
  • Added a patch from Jacky Malcles to correct typos in
  • Added a patch from Jacky Malcles to fix aiodio_append.c
  • Added a patch from Bibo Mao that fixes setrlimit03
  • Added a patch that fixes
  • Added a patch that fixes gethostid01
  • Patches submitted by Thomas Gleixner to initialize interval values in setitimer03
  • A problem that was reported by Jane Lv, mmap() returns an unsigned value (MAP_FAILED) upon error, so checking with



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