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Phoronix Test Suite 4.6 "Utsira" Milestone 2 Released

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Published on 16 May 2013 01:00 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix
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The second development release of the upcoming Phoronix Test Suite 4.6-Utsira open-source benchmarking platform is now available for Linux, BSD, Solaris, OS X, and Windows operating systems.

Coming one month after the release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.6 Milestone 1 with its many changes for Utsira is the second development milestone. The changes for this second development release aren't as plentiful as the first milestone but include:

- Improved compiler masking support.

- Improved support for DragonFlyBSD with various external dependency packaging updates and other changes. This is coming as part of a new round of DragonFlyBSD 3.4 (and other BSD) benchmarking on Phoronix.com. Phoronix Test Suite 4.6 should run very well on recent DragonFlyBSD operating system versions.

- A fix for cpu.freq (CPU Frequency) real-time reading on Apple OS X.

- Various other minor changes.

The official release of Phoronix Test Suite 4.6 is expected later this month or in early June. The latest release of this open-source and very diverse benchmarking software can be downloaded from Phoronix-Test-Suite.com.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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