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Re: [libvirt] libvirt changes/certification questions



2011/10/10 Eric Blake <eblake redhat com>:
> On 10/10/2011 11:30 AM, Udayan Bapat wrote:
>>
>> Hi
>>
>> I am new to open source development and had a question about libvirt/KVM
>> support in the linux kernel. In general since many people are contributing
>> to the library, are there any 'standardized regressions or certification
>> tests' available that make sure that that the existing libvirt
>> infrastructure does not break with new changes? More particular, how does
>> one make sure that given kernel version is compatible with a given library
>> drop?
>
> There is the libvirt-tck testsuite (in perl) that can be used to validate
> various expected behaviors.  The kernel version is more likely to affect
> qemu-kvm behavior, and not libvirt proper, but running libvirt-tck can
> sometimes expose whether a qemu-kvm change (perhaps caused by a kernel
> change) was enough to cause user-visible regressions in libvirt behavior.
>  Beyond that, anything you can add to automate regression testing would
> probably be appreciated.

The website has a list about the different test suites

http://libvirt.org/testsuites.html

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Matthias Bolte
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