[klibc] Remote testing of klibc

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Mar 20 09:05:30 PST 2006

Aaron Griffin wrote:
> Hey all,
> I'm curious if any of you know  decent way to test this sort of thing
> over ssh.  That is, I have little experience with Xen/UML/VMware/etc
> etc, but the ones I have attempted were X-only apps, and thus not
> suited nicely to testing remotely.
> The rationale behind this is that my headless fileserver has a decent
> amount of 'juice' and idle clock cycles, so I've taken to running
> through kernel builds on there.  It'd be nice to run through a test on
> that machine before copying the build over, installing it locally, and
> rebooting.

Most of the klibc programs build and can run as standalone userspace 
utilities.  I guess for testing integrated kinit one has to test it the 
same way one would test the kernel, though.


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