smbtorture - why has it's output format changed?

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Fri Nov 24 12:32:27 GMT 2006

Hi Tridge,

On Fri, 2006-11-24 at 16:25 +1100, tridge at wrote:
> I think Gary does have a point actually. While I think the tests are
> (all?) still there, they have been moved around in some pretty strange
> ways.
> For example, we used to have SCAN-TRANS2 and BASE-TRANS2. They have
> now been combined into just BASE-TRANS2, which makes no sense. The
> SCAN-* functions have a totally different purpose and target audience
> to the BASE-* functions. We created the SCAN- category because the
> SCAN-* tests are designed to be used by people exploring the protocol,
> trying to find out if some server has added new functions to the
> protocol. The SCAN-* tests construct and send deliberately bad packets
> in the hope that some of those packets will turn out to be valid for
> the target server.
The order of the naming is the only thing that's changed (SCAN-RAP ->
RAP-SCAN) as it used to be difficult to register subtestsuites from
different places (SCAN-RAP is in torture/rap/, SCAN-SMB2 is in
torture/smb2, etc). 

I'll revert to the old names.


Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at> -
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