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UNIX® System Standardization -- Testing
The Open Group holds the UNIX System trademark in trust for the industry.
Conformance to the Single UNIX Specification is measured through
a family of test suites.
The test framework architecture utilizes the Open Group's
Test Environment Toolkit and the VSXgen framework. A summary of
the test suite architecture , is shown below:
Further information on testing and certification for the UNIX
System is at the
Further information on the UNIX System is available from
VSX-PCTS - A verification
suite for assessing your systems conformance to ISO/IEC 9945-1 (POSIX®)/FIPS
151-2 - derived from the industry leading VSX4
verification suite , in response to industry demand The Open
Group provides a maintained ISO/IEC 9945-1 (POSIX) Conformance Test
Suite for free download. This is now available under an Open Source
LSB-VSX Test Suite - A version of the VSX-PCTS test suite,
tuned to autoconfigure and test Linux systems for POSIX conformance.
This is being developed as part of the Linux Standard Base certitifation test
lite Test Suite - A test suite for 77 commands and utilities
from POSIX 1003.2-1992. This is a lite version of the Open
Group's full VSC Commands and Utilities Test Suite (vsc)
Test Suite - A test suite for a subset of pthreads
- POSIX 1003.1-1996 threads. This is a lite version of the
Open Group's full Threads Test Suite (vsth)
Header Checker - hdrchk is a development tool. It performs
a check on system headers for presence of function declarations,
macro definitions and structures as defined in various standards.
The standards supported by this tool are: FIPS 151-2, POSIX.1-1990,
POSIX.1-1996, XPG3, XPG4 and UNIX 98.
3 - the latest Open Source(tm) version of the Test Environment
Toolkit, implementation and contributed test suites. Last update
May 2001. For more information see http://tetworks.opengroup.org