On Sat, Aug 22, 1998 at 12:08:02PM -0400, Dale Scheetz wrote: > I have been looking around for POSIX compliance test suites to use as one > of the components of the LSB test suite. Many such suites, including those > provided the TOG, are totally restricted from modification or > distribution, requiring you to obtain the source from TOG. > > The National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) has produced a > "public domain" suite with focus on FIPS 160 (ISO/IEC 9899: Information > technology -- Programming languages -- C) The suite can validate header > files as well as conformant libc functionality, which are major components > of the LSB requirements as well. Cool, I didn't realize anything related was in any way free and TOG's stuff was it. > While I intend to be using and modifying this test suite for the LSB > effort, this is an "upstream" effort, and I will need some help from > another developer who will act as the Debian maintainer of the package. As > this is probably going to grow into much more the the NIST-PCTS, there may > need to be a second package for the LSBCTS, which may either include the > modified NIST-PCTS, or depend upon it as a separate package. > > If someone is already working on the NIST-PCTS they are the "prime > candidate" for the job. > > Anyone interested? I'm not already working on it (didn't know about it even) but I am interested all the same.
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