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Validator Architecture

Validator applies automated interactive tests to a stateful library such as Inspect or file systems - an interactive golden file framework.

The Validator architecture includes:

  • A set of tests to validate functionality.
  • A FIDL protocol to invoke operations to be tested.
  • One or more puppet programs which receive FIDL commands and invoke library calls.
  • A reference implementation or simulation of the desired behavior.
  • Analysis of puppet results, comparison to local results, and reporting.

Inspect Validator

The Inspect Validator implementation includes: