TESTFRAME is dead. This accelerates us some.

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Wed Oct 5 23:21:39 UTC 2016

Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> esr at thyrsus.com said:
> >> As I understand things, the recent problem for TESTFRAME was the overlap 
> >> between adjtimex and ntp_adjtime.
> > Not quite.  It's the fact that with KERNEL_PLL enabled, the capture files
> > will have an event in the stream that won't replay properly on a
> > non-KERNEL_PLL system, and vice-versa - the code path through replay will be
> > incompatibly different. 
> Even without OS X, I think TESTFRAME would be worth more effort.  It would 
> cover Linux, NetBSD, FreeBSD.  That would cover new OS/distro releases with 
> new tool chains as well as 32 vs 64 and Intel vs ARM.

Process the logfile-brittleness issue, then tell me what you think.
		<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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