[Flent-users] Announcing Flent v1.2.0
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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