Phoronix Test Suite Publisher's description
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The Phoronix Test Suite is the.....
The Phoronix Test Suite is the most comprehensive testing and benchmarking platform available that provides an extensible framework for which new tests can be easily added. The software is designed to effectively carry out both qualitative and quantitative benchmarks in a clean, reproducible, and easy-to-use manner.
The Phoronix Test Suite is based upon the extensive testing and internal tools developed by Phoronix.com since 2004 along with support from leading tier-one computer hardware and software vendors. This software is open-source and licensed under the GNU GPLv3.
What's New in This Release:В· pts-core: When time-zone is not set in PHP, attempt to query it from the host system
В· pts-core: Fix for handling user variable swaps on the result identifier
В· pts-core: Major enhancements to MATISK testing module
В· pts-core: Fix for some hardware/software comparisons being turned into line graphs
В· pts-core: Dump some common / important environmental variables to system log area
В· pts-core: Migrate to a JSON-based graph configuration file at ~/.phoronix-test-suite/graph-config.json
В· pts_Graph: New version of pts_Graph that uses SVG DOM IR directly
В· pts-core: Allow pts_svg_dom to be converted to JPEG/PNG using new library as bilde_renderer replacement
В· phodevi: Add some fall-back graphics detection support of Texas Instruments OMAP / Samsung EXYNOS
В· phodevi: Fall-back graphics detection support for the ARM Mali
В· phodevi: NVIDIA TEGRA hardware detection improvements (as tested on a TEGRA-2 CompuLab TrimSlice)
В· phodevi: Further fall-back support for further detecting EXT3/EXT4 file-system from user-space
В· phodevi: Improve Arch Linux OS detection on at least ARM platforms
В· phodevi: Screen resolution fall-back of reading frame-buffer virtual size
В· phodevi: Improved Intel chipset detection parsing from Xorg.0.log when /sys/kernel/debug/ isn't readable
В· installer: Installer update
System Requirements:The only dependencies for the Phoronix Test Suite on Linux systems are PHP5 CLI (packages for it are usually called php5-cli or php-cli or just php) and the PHP GD module. Note that only PHP5 is needed and not a web server or other packages commonly associated with PHP.
Program Release Status: Minor Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall