./sysutils/memtester, Utility for testing the memory subsystem for faults

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 4.5.0, Package name: memtester-4.5.0, Maintainer: schmonz

memtest is a utility for testing the memory subsystem in a computer
to determine if it is faulty. The original source was by Simon
Kirby <sim@stormix.com>. Charles Cazabon has by this time completely
rewritten the original source, and added many additional tests to
help catch borderline memory. He also rewrote the original tests
(which catch mainly memory bits which are stuck permanently high
or low) so that they run approximately an order of magnitude faster.


Required to build:
[pkgtools/cwrappers]

Master sites:

SHA1: d7745e2607dd9d2a91ba3da9f10d1d11e43a591c
RMD160: f5c91950d8f5d8460065e34fb8caf5b7bb59e6de
Filesize: 22.74 KB

Version history: (Expand)


CVS history: (Expand)


   2020-09-22 12:04:01 by Amitai Schleier | Files touched by this commit (2) | Package updated
Log message:
Update to 4.5.0. From the changelog:

- add note to README about problems with HP/UX prior to v.11.  Change code
  so that buffer still gets aligned even if you comment out the use of mlock()
  on such a platform.  Thanks: Keith Monahan.
- fix clear-buffer using incorrect param, causing spurious test failures.
  Thanks: Debin Dong.
- fix shell-ism in Makefile.  Thanks: Fabrice Fontaine.
   2020-09-14 21:39:21 by Amitai Schleier | Files touched by this commit (2) | Package updated
Log message:
Update to 4.4.0. From the changelog:

- changes to handle default -fno-common option in newer GCC versions.
  Thanks: Fabrice Fontaine.
   2020-06-25 07:42:40 by Amitai Schleier | Files touched by this commit (39)
Log message:
Retire 'djbware-errno-hack' and associated options.mk cleverness.
Instead:

1. Package makefiles including their own options.mk
2. Packages say "SUBST_CLASSES+=djberrno" to get the hack, if needed
3. Packages adjust SUBST_FILES.djberrno, if needed

Should fix bulk build failures due to multiple inclusions of options.mk
and/or incorrect definitions of DJB_ERRNO_HACK.

Approved during the freeze by wiz@.
   2020-04-27 06:11:26 by Roland Illig | Files touched by this commit (1)
Log message:
sysutils/memtester: does not have error.h
   2015-11-04 02:32:42 by Alistair G. Crooks | Files touched by this commit (499)
Log message:
Add SHA512 digests for distfiles for sysutils category

Problems found with existing digests:
	Package memconf distfile memconf-2.16/memconf.gz
	b6f4b736cac388dddc5070670351cf7262aba048 [recorded]
	95748686a5ad8144232f4d4abc9bf052721a196f [calculated]

Problems found locating distfiles:
	Package dc-tools: missing distfile dc-tools/abs0-dc-burn-netbsd-1.5-0-gae55ec9
	Package ipw-firmware: missing distfile ipw2100-fw-1.2.tgz
	Package iwi-firmware: missing distfile ipw2200-fw-2.3.tgz
	Package nvnet: missing distfile nvnet-netbsd-src-20050620.tgz
	Package syslog-ng: missing distfile syslog-ng-3.7.2.tar.gz

Otherwise, existing SHA1 digests verified and found to be the same on
the machine holding the existing distfiles (morden).  All existing
SHA1 digests retained for now as an audit trail.
   2014-10-09 16:07:17 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (1163)
Log message:
Remove pkgviews: don't set PKG_INSTALLATION_TYPES in Makefiles.
   2012-10-23 21:51:39 by Aleksej Saushev | Files touched by this commit (447)
Log message:
Drop superfluous PKG_DESTDIR_SUPPORT, "user-destdir" is default these days.
   2012-06-21 23:08:11 by Amitai Schlair | Files touched by this commit (2) | Package updated
Log message:
Update to 4.3.0. From the changelog:

- add ability to mmap a device other than /dev/mem, enabling easier
  testing of memory for hardware engineers et al if their system's
  kernel exports the memory they're interested in via /dev/mydevice
  or similar. Thanks: Jean-Noel Avila.

- add ability to run only specified tests by setting the environment
  variable MEMTESTER_TEST_MASK to a bitmask of the indexes of the
  tests to be run. Thanks: Ian Alexander.

Updating this during the freeze as it's a leaf package and the
changes should be low-impact.