Add experimental fuzz test support for Go 1.17

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  • go

    The Go programming language

    There’s some ‘got’ and ‘want’ pointers in .

    But yeah, I didn’t even realize this was a very Google thing :).

  • gopter

    GOlang Property TestER

    Does anyone have experience with Gopter, a Golang Property Based testing library?

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  • go-fuzz

    Randomized testing for Go

    Go tests and benchmarks are so easy to write and run: just add TestFoo and BenchmarkFoo functions to a bar_test.go file, and "go test" does the rest. It's currently doable, but it requires a 3rd party library (go-fuzz) and a bit of fluffing around. This will make fuzz testing an equally first-class citizen with standard Go tooling (just add FuzzFoo), and as such we'll probably see a lot more people testing with fuzzing.

    I used go-fuzz in GoAWK and it found several bugs (see, and almost everyone who's done fuzz testing has similar reports. Certainly go-fuzz has found many, many bugs in Go itself:

    For what it's worth, I wrote an article for LWN about the upcoming support for built-in fuzzing in Go: (of course, if you want full details, read the full proposal).

  • trophy-case

    🏆 Collection of bugs uncovered by fuzzing Rust code

    Fuzzing is still very relevant in Rust. It tends to find panics rather than segfaults, but that's still bugs.

  • diem

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    Just to add, we're a heavy user of fuzzing in Diem[1] and we found a good number of bugs thanks to it : )

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