[lsb-discuss] LSB 4.0 Update 2

Jeff Licquia jeff at licquia.org
Fri Sep 3 14:04:15 PDT 2010

The LSB Workgroup has released Update 2 to the Distribution Test Kit for
LSB 4.0.

The distribution tests for LSB 4.0 are distributed in LSB-compliant RPM
package form from the following location:


Additionally, tarball bundles with an easy-to-use install script are
available from here:


This update covers a number of bug fixes included since the last update
of the distribution tests.  Highlights include:

 - The new Linux Distribution Checker, successor to our LSB Distribution
Test Kit Manager.

 - Several problems with the olver-core test suite, from failures to run
at all on some distributions to spurious errors, have been fixed with an
update to the test suite.

 - A number of issues with PowerPC and System/390 architectures are now

 - Certain results reported by some tests were not recognized by some of
our reporting tools.  These results have been adjusted.

 - Numerous spurious test failures have been fixed.

A complete list of bugs and fixes can be found in bug 2758, which can be
retrieved from http://bugs.linuxbase.org/.

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