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I recently looked for the same thing and after not finding anything wrote my own implementation. I took the approach outlined in this blog: http://www.testingwithkunal.com/automated-deployment-validation-using-net/ and from there I added the ability to test for some additional things outlined in my response to this question: Deployment Testing
No, there are no general purpose open source tools that could perform validation for you. Yes, there are a lot of small tools that could enable you to automate that validation. The main question is what you need to validate. Do you have manual check list already? Using any popular scripting languages: Perl, Python, Ruby, Jscript you could automate the ...
You should learn from whatver sources you can, and this sounds like a great idea. You will need to respect the license of the code, for example, mono is licensed under the MIT/Xll license or the GPL (depending on which part) it the tests are GPL, then you would need to release any derived works. However you should really seek legal advice to know exactly ...
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