[ECOS] Two questions about testing.

Jonathan Larmour jlarmour@redhat.co.uk
Thu Apr 6 13:48:00 GMT 2000

Sergei Organov wrote:
> Well, I've implemented FPU support in the PowerPC HAL (using MIPS FPU support
> as template). Now I'd like to test it.
> 1. Are there any tests that will likely to fail if something is broken in the
>    HAL FPU? How do you test MIPS FPU support?

Math library tests? Some stdio tests also use floating-point.

If you wanted to write and contribute some new tests, naturally we'd be
grateful :-).

> 2. Is there any tool that helps to automate testing (run multiple tests in
>    turn) under Linux? I've taken a look into the 'host' part of anon cvs and
>    found the directory 'tools/ecostest', but when I build host tools only
>    'ecosconfig' is built, nothing else. Documentation seems to describe only
>    Windoze way to run tests. Am I missing something?

No, it's currently Windows only right now. But I know we're working on
releasing a Unix version, but we're not there yet.

Simon? Any status on this, or is it still work in progress?

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