BKK19-211 - Harmonizing open source test definitions

Session Abstract

Different test frameworks have very different approaches to tests, including when they run, how they are run, what data formats are used, and what the various fields are that control test operation and results analysis. Recently, Tim has conducted a survey of different "test definitions", in an attempt to cull best practices and search for commonality that will lead to enhanced interoperability between test systems. In this session, Tim will present the results of his survey, and make suggestions for areas where tests could be harmonized, and used in common between Fuego and Lava - two test systems with very different approaches.

Session Speakers

Tim Bird (Sony)

Sr Staff Software Engineer (Sony Electronics)

Tim Bird is a Senior Software Engineer for Sony Corporation, where he helps Sony use Linux and other open source software in their products. Tim is the maintainer of the Fuego test framework, and is involved in various groups in the Linux Foundation, including the LF Technical Advisory Board. Tim created and continues to run the Embedded Linux Conference.

Tims overall goal is to improve Linux for use in consumer electronics products, by improving Linux system testing, directing technical initiatives of the Linux Foundation, and encouraging companies to participate in the open source community. Tim has been working with Linux for over 20 years.

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