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Re: Bug tracking

From: Richard Dawe
Subject: Re: Bug tracking
Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2002 21:19:19 +0100


Jeff Bailey wrote:
> I've already been trying to think about how I would do a test suite
> for inetd.  I know I can do it for the config file parsing, but I
> don't have a good idea how to do a testsuite for network connections.
> If there's a good book you can recommend, I'll cheerfully ask my
> employer to buy it for me. =) It will come in handy at work too.

How about having some "imaginary" daemon that connects to inetd from various
addresses in the loopback network This would you having to know
about real IP addresses and would be good enough to test the handling of
connections from multiple addresses (even if they have the same physical

Who knows, maybe someday I'll some time to contribute real code, etc. to
inetutils rather than just talk. ;)

Bye, Rich =]

Richard Dawe [ http://www.phekda.freeserve.co.uk/richdawe/ ]

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