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Re: [MirageOS-devel] Notes on testing

On 6 May 2015, at 02:29, Thomas Leonard <talex5@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 6 May 2015 at 10:18, Mindy <mindy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Thanks for writing these up :) progress notes:
>> On 05/06/2015 01:31 AM, Richard Mortier wrote:
>>> [mort]: Document that `mirage-net-pcap` should be used to gather
>>> `.pcap` files for a bug report.
>> I'll soon release a version of `mirage-net-pcap` that plays nicely with
>> `mirage-vnetif` rather than reimplementing it poorly, and also supports
>> actual file writes (wow!).
>>> [mindy]: Build a simple example of testing for a single-layer of the
>>> stack (ARP) using Irmin.
>> I wrote about this a little while ago, but it's bundled-up with thoughts on
>> implementing the cache data structure as an Irmin store and makes for an
>> exceedingly poor how-to; I'll split this up and make the just-test-a-thing
>> piece a bit more coherent.
> I'm not sure it was ever announced on this list, so here's the link
> for people interested in the ARP-cache-on-Irmin experiments (I assume
> this is what you're referring to):
> http://www.somerandomidiot.com/blog/2015/04/24/what-a-distributed-version-controlled-ARP-cache-gets-you/
> We do need more Irmin tutorials though. I've had some requests for a
> more technical follow-up to the CueKeeper post, so I may write
> something there too about Irmin, but the ARP cache example is probably
> a better place for an introduction.

More immediately, it would be great to gather some of these blog links
and put them in Irmin's README and the tutorial wiki so they get found
by curious people.

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