FirmWare Test Suite 15.07.00 released

[Update: Colin King also blogged about this release:
http://smackerelofopinion.blogspot.com/2015/07/new-acpi-table-tests-in-fwts150700.html ]

Today Alex Hung of Canonical announced the latest release of FWTS, the FirmWare Test Suite.

Tar: http://fwts.ubuntu.com/release/fwts-V15.07.00.tar.gz
PPA: https://launchpad.net/~firmware-testing-team/+archive/ubuntu/ppa-fwts-stable
Release Notes: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FirmwareTestSuite/ReleaseNotes/15.07.00

Changes to existing Features:
* –uefi and –acpi options renamed to –uefitests and –acpitests
* ACPI table tests in the acpitables test have been moved into specific ACPI tests.

New Features:
* acpi: acpidump: update TCPA table and acpidump accordingly
* acpi: add ACPI TCPA test
* acpi: add XENV table test
* lib: fwts_framework: Append “tests” to –uefi and –acpi
* live-image/fwts-frontend-text: update to –uefitests and –acpitests
* lib: acpi, acpidump: rename slit tables types
* lib: acpi: add in new GICC table fwts_acpi_table_gicc_affinity
* acpi: add SRAT table sanity checking (LP: #1464658)
* acpi: add BERT table sanity checking (LP: #1464712)
* lib: acpi: Add in GAS address types
* acpi: add ECDT table sanity checking (LP: #1464716)
* lib: acpi: Add support for the SPMI table
* acpi: add ACPI SPMI table sanity checking (LP: #1465256)
* acpi: add ACPI SLIT table sanity checking (LP: #1465276)
* lib: acpi: Add support for the HEST family of ACPI tables
* acpi: add ACPI HEST table sanity checking (LP: #1465379)
* acpi: Add BOOT table test (LP: #1465435)
* acpi: Add DBGP table test (LP: #1465441)
* acpi: Add DBG2 table test (LP: #1465710)
* acpi: re-orgainise HPET tests
* acpi: move MADT test from acpitables into new MADT test
* acpi: move GTDT test from acpitables into new GTDT test
* acpi: move XSDT test from acpitables into new XSDT test
* acpi: move RSDP test from acpitables into new RSDP test
* acpi: move RSDT test from acpitables into new RSDT test
* acpi: acpitables: remove no-op MCFG test
* acpi: move SBST test from acpitables into new SBST test
* acpi: move FADT test from acpitables into existing FADT test
* acpi: acpitables: remove redundant acpi table checking
* acpi: allow various ACPI table tests to run without root access
* lib: fwts_acpi_tables: fully pad out fixed up ACPI OEM IDs
* acpi: spcr: add missing white space in error messages
* acpi: add ACPI ERST test (LP: #1467835)
* acpi: correct ACPI BGRT table type
* acpi: add ACPI BGRT test (LP: #1467863)
* acpi: add ACPI CPEP test (LP: #1467870)
* acpi: add ACPI FACS test (LP: #1467966)
* acpi: acpidump: add in missing exponent field to SLIC
* acpi: add CSRT ACPI Table test (LP: #1470116)
* acpi: add LPIT ACPI test (LP: #1470184)
* acpi: add WAET ACPI table test (LP: #1470495)
* acpi: add SLIC table test (LP: #1470518)
* acpi: add MSDM table test (LP: #1470538)
* acpi: add UEFI ACPI data table test (LP: #1471698)
* bios: os2gap: remove ancient legacy test (LP: #1470573)

Fixed Bugs:
* acpi: acpidump: update SMM Communication fields on UEFI table
* lib: make acpidump parser more robust (LP: #1471202)
* fwts: cpufreq: fix theoretical division by zero (LP: #1466905)
* acpi: method: remove extraneous “_” in error message
* lib: fwts_klog: fix vector size and handle errors from pcre_exec (LP: #1461520)
* acpi: lib: fwts_acpi_tables: force fixup when loading tables from /sys/firmware
* lib: acpica: compiler: link in missing objects (LP: #1461936)

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