Re: Testing considerations for an SI
At 2002/7/17 23:45-0700 Sean 'Shaleh' Perry writes:
> On 18-Jul-2002 Christopher Yeoh wrote:
> > At 2002/7/17 23:02-0700 Sean 'Shaleh' Perry writes:
> >> > At 2002/7/17 12:20-0700 Sean 'Shaleh' Perry writes:
> >> >> Much of what you describe could be fixed by using Stuart's suggestion of
> >> >> UserMode Linux. However this won't help you on ia64.
> >> >
> >> > Or ppc32. We'll have to do testing of the SI on archictectures which
> >> > don't support UML so it'd be helpful to have a general solution available.
> >> >
> >> well until the su in a chroot issue is solved a chroot will never be a
> >> proper
> >> test bed.
> > Running an sshd or telnetd inside the chroot and using that to log
> > into the chroot doesn't work?
> Haven't tried that, neither of those are in the SI.
They're not, but to run the test suites correctly you need to install
extra tools anyway. I think its one way to provide a proper testbed
for the test suites and LSB compliant applications where UML can't be
used. The test suite binaries aren't in themselves LSB compliant.
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