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From: "Darrick J. Wong" <djwong@kernel.org>
To: Amir Goldstein <amir73il@gmail.com>
Cc: Eryu Guan <guaneryu@gmail.com>,
	linux-xfs <linux-xfs@vger.kernel.org>,
	fstests <fstests@vger.kernel.org>, Eryu Guan <guan@eryu.me>
Subject: Re: [PATCHSET RFC 00/10] fstests: move test group lists into test files
Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2021 08:34:06 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210603153406.GV26380@locust> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAOQ4uxioTzuo5B3kEKX_GY_aDyps1WXHH7OsOw6N0sNyf31+7w@mail.gmail.com>

On Thu, Jun 03, 2021 at 09:32:16AM +0300, Amir Goldstein wrote:
> On Wed, May 26, 2021 at 5:50 AM Darrick J. Wong <djwong@kernel.org> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Test group files (e.g. tests/generic/group) are a pain to keep up.
> > Every week I rebase on Eryu's latest upstream, and every week I have to
> > slog through dozens of trivial merge conflicts because of the
> > groupfiles.  Moving tests is annoying because we have to maintain all
> > this code to move the group associations from one /group file to
> > another.
> >
> > It doesn't need to be this way -- we could move each test's group
> > information into the test itself, and automatically generate the group
> > files as part of the make process.  This series does exactly that.
> >
> 
> This looks very nice :)
> 
> I do have one concern.
> If the auto-generated group files keep the same path as the existing
> source controlled group files, checkout of pre/post this change is
> going to be challenging for developers running make in the source
> directory.

<nod> A temporary pain until everyone rebases, but you're right, that's
going to annoy people unnecessarily.

Admittedly I left it as tests/*/group to avoid making any other changes.
All three lines' worth in check. :P

> Also .gitignore entries are needed for the auto-generated group files.

Heh, oops.  Will fix.

> I wonder if it wouldn't be easier for everyone if the auto-generated
> groups had a different name.

Probably.  We could blast fstests 25 years into the future and change
the name to "hashtag" :P

How about "group.map" ?

--D

> 
> Thanks,
> Amir.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-03 15:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-26  1:46 Darrick J. Wong
2021-05-26  1:46 ` [PATCH 01/10] fstests: fix group check in new script Darrick J. Wong
2021-05-26  1:46 ` [PATCH 02/10] fstests: refactor setting test sequence number variables Darrick J. Wong
2021-05-26  1:46 ` [PATCH 03/10] fstests: add tool migrate group membership data to test files Darrick J. Wong
2021-05-26  1:47 ` [PATCH 04/10] fstests: move test group info " Darrick J. Wong
2021-06-03  4:58   ` Eric Biggers
2021-06-03 15:23     ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-05-26  1:47 ` [PATCH 05/10] fstests: clean up open-coded golden output Darrick J. Wong
2021-05-26  1:47 ` [PATCH 06/10] fstests: automatically generate group files Darrick J. Wong
2021-05-26  1:47 ` [PATCH 07/10] fstests: convert nextid to use automatic group generation Darrick J. Wong
2021-05-26  1:47 ` [PATCH 08/10] fstests: adapt the new test script to our new group tagging scheme Darrick J. Wong
2021-05-26  1:47 ` [PATCH 09/10] fstests: remove group files Darrick J. Wong
2021-05-26  1:47 ` [PATCH 10/10] fstests: remove test group management code Darrick J. Wong
2021-06-03  6:32 ` [PATCHSET RFC 00/10] fstests: move test group lists into test files Amir Goldstein
2021-06-03 15:34   ` Darrick J. Wong [this message]
2021-06-03 16:56     ` Amir Goldstein
2021-06-03 22:21       ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-06-06 14:44 ` Eryu Guan
2021-06-06 18:05   ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-06-07 17:06     ` Darrick J. Wong

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