[Portland] In process? Out of process? And more...
bryce at osdl.org
Wed Dec 21 04:57:51 EET 2005
On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 06:41:02PM -0800, Wichmann, Mats D wrote:
> >So would this test suite simply be an application simulator, that would
> >run through an installation process and then validate that all the
> >various bits got installed to the expected locations and/or configured
> >I can definitely imagine how this test suite would be valuable well
> >beyond ISVs - distros and even OSS applications would probably be
> >interested to use this to measure how conformant various distros are to
> >the relevant standards.
> Over at LSB we've got some prototype stuff along these general lines...
Interesting, does it follow the freedesktop.org specs Dan posted?
> intended to some day be a "package install tester": have a bunch
> of combinations of things which are tested in various install/
> uninstall sequences, with validation that stuff got to the
> right places, removes cleanly, etc..
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