[Flent-users] Announcing Flent v1.2.0

Pete Heist peteheist at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 13:25:12 EET 2018


> On Feb 6, 2018, at 6:20 PM, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke at toke.dk> wrote:
> 
> I hereby announce the release of Flent v1.2.0.
> 
> Note that I'm considering dropping support for Python 2 in future
> versions of Flent. So if you rely on Python 2 support, now is the time
> to speak up!
> 
> Changes since v1.1.1 include:
> 
> - Add support for the irtt binary (https://github.com/peteheist/irtt/)
>  for isochronous UDP latency tests. If irtt is available in $PATH, it
>  will be preferred over netperf for UDP RTT tests and over D-ITG for
>  VoIP tests. This means that UDP latency tests will no longer use more
>  bandwidth as the RTT decreases, and VoIP tests are easier to setup.
>  Many thanks to Pete Heist for writing the irtt tool.
> 
>  As part of this change, a generic facility for runner preferences has
>  been added, which makes it possible to define a test in terms of
>  higher level functionality and let Flent pick the best available
>  underlying tool to run the test. For now this is only used in the
>  cases mentioned above for irtt.

Awesome, great work! I’ll try to get the irtt Debian packaging done to make using it easier for folks…





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