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I'm working on a small open source project, ELLCC, that uses clang/LLVM as a cross compiler for various target processors. For the runtime environment, I'm using the NetBSD libraries and porting them to target Linux and standalone systems. I want to run a POSIX compliance test suite on the code. I've found the Open POSIX Test Suite, which looks like a good start, but it hasn't been updated since 2005. I've done some preliminary testing (with gcc and ecc under Linux), and it looks like it needs a few updates for modern compilers.

My questions are:

  1. Does the Open POSIX Test Suite live on somewhere in a more up to date form?
  2. Are there other open source alternatives?
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The Open Posix Testsuite lives on as a part of Linux Test Project https://github.com/linux-test-project/ltp

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A web search finds this, this, this and this.

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Yes, I found these. The first is the test suite I mention, the second seems to be a proposed project, the third hasn't been touched since 1999, and the fourth does not seem to be entirely open source. Thanks for the info. –  Richard Pennington May 6 '12 at 20:07

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