[tor-dev] Quickly testing TOR using Chutney and Fluxcapacitor

Linus Nordberg linus at torproject.org
Sun Sep 8 21:14:09 UTC 2013

Marek Majkowski <marek at popcount.org> wrote
Sun, 8 Sep 2013 17:35:24 +0100:

| In past I wrote this thing called fluxcapacitor [3], it's a tool that
| speeds up tests. After a few fixes I was able to run chutney on it:
| $ time /tmp/fluxcapacitor/fluxcapacitor ./go.sh
| real    0m11.450s
| user    0m2.340s
| sys     0m2.120s
| Running stuff under fluxcapacitor is not deterministic, sometimes it
| takes 8 seconds, sometimes 15 but it generally works and should go
| pretty quick.

Interesting approach, thanks for sharing.

Did you try running make test-network under fluxcapacitor?

It uses the bootstrap-network.sh in Chutney and should be able to
bootstrap a network in under 30s, without help.

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