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Short Take: VA eases Linux testing

SourceForge, a VA Linux Systems site for helping open-source programming projects, has added a "CompileFarm" service that allows programmers to test their software on computers running several different versions of Linux. Programmers authorized by VA can build software on computers running Red Hat, Caldera Systems, Debian and Slackware versions of Linux as well as on FreeBSD, a different open-source version of Unix. SourceForge has 15,700 registered users and houses more than 2,500 open-source projects, collective undertakings in which anyone may see and modify a software package's original programming instructions.

SourceForge, a VA Linux Systems site for helping open-source programming projects, has added a "CompileFarm" service that allows programmers to test their software on computers running several different versions of Linux. Programmers authorized by VA can build software on computers running Red Hat, Caldera Systems, Debian and Slackware versions of Linux as well as on FreeBSD, a different open-source version of Unix. SourceForge has 15,700 registered users and houses more than 2,500 open-source projects, collective undertakings in which anyone may see and modify a software package's original programming instructions.