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From: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
To: Aaron Conole <aconole@redhat.com>
Cc: dev <dev@dpdk.org>, Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>,
	 Michael Santana <msantana@redhat.com>,
	Anatoly Burakov <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 12/14] test/eal: make the test pass again
Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2019 15:50:48 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJFAV8z0-Ba1NA0wQO3q3Viwyqdef_ijAYm_BTw4u-x4aiAKRw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <f7t7ea1cwby.fsf@dhcp-25.97.bos.redhat.com>

On Tue, Jun 4, 2019 at 3:29 PM Aaron Conole <aconole@redhat.com> wrote:

> Hi David and Michael,
>
> David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com> writes:
>
> > From: Michael Santana <msantana@redhat.com>
> >
> > The eal_flags_autotest test currently fails due to a memory leak in the
> > timer library[1][2]. This failure occurs when the test calls one of its
> > subtests test_file_prefix().
> >
> > Fixing the memory leak is not trivial, so this patch is a workaround that
> > makes the eal_flags_autotest test pass. This is accomplished by moving
> the
> > test_file_prefix test to its own test unit. This is a temporary measure
> > until the leak is fixed.
> >
> > [1] http://patchwork.dpdk.org/patch/53268/
> > [2] http://patchwork.dpdk.org/patch/53334/
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Michael Santana <msantana@redhat.com>
> > ---
>
> I'm wondering if it's better to just fix the leak outright.
>
> Then again, it might be useful to have the file-prefix test as an
> enumerable test anyway.
>

We have a lot of tests that embed subtests that can be entirely skipped at
the first subtest failure.
Their execution time can also be quite long making it harder to adjust the
timeout.
So splitting the existing tests into their subtests is something I have
been considering.


-- 
David Marchand

  reply index

Thread overview: 71+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-04  8:59 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 00/14] Unit tests fixes for CI David Marchand
2019-06-04  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 01/14] test/bonding: add missing sources for link bonding RSS David Marchand
2019-06-04 12:59   ` Aaron Conole
2019-06-04  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 02/14] test/crypto: move tests to the driver specific list David Marchand
2019-06-04 13:00   ` Aaron Conole
2019-06-04  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 03/14] test/eventdev: " David Marchand
2019-06-04 13:04   ` Aaron Conole
2019-06-04  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 04/14] test/hash: fix off-by-one check on core count David Marchand
2019-06-04 13:05   ` Aaron Conole
2019-06-05 20:02   ` Wang, Yipeng1
2019-06-04  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 05/14] test/hash: rectify slaveid to point to valid cores David Marchand
2019-06-05 20:02   ` Wang, Yipeng1
2019-06-04  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 06/14] test/hash: clean remaining trace of scaling autotest David Marchand
2019-06-04 13:31   ` Aaron Conole
2019-06-04  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 07/14] test/latencystats: fix stack smashing David Marchand
2019-06-04 13:38   ` Aaron Conole
2019-06-04  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 08/14] test/stack: fix lock-free test name David Marchand
2019-06-04 13:06   ` Aaron Conole
2019-06-04  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 09/14] test/eal: set memory channel config only in dedicated test David Marchand
2019-06-04 13:11   ` Aaron Conole
2019-06-26  9:44   ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-06-04  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 10/14] test/eal: set core mask/list " David Marchand
2019-06-04 13:12   ` Aaron Conole
2019-06-26  9:45   ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-06-04  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 11/14] test/eal: check number of cores before running subtests David Marchand
2019-06-04 13:26   ` Aaron Conole
2019-06-26  9:47   ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-06-04  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 12/14] test/eal: make the test pass again David Marchand
2019-06-04 13:29   ` Aaron Conole
2019-06-04 13:50     ` David Marchand [this message]
2019-06-26  9:49   ` Burakov, Anatoly
2019-06-26 10:03     ` David Marchand
2019-06-04  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 13/14] test: do not start tests in parallel David Marchand
2019-06-04  8:59 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 14/14] test: skip tests when missing requirements David Marchand
2019-06-07 20:54   ` Honnappa Nagarahalli
2019-06-08  8:01     ` David Marchand
2019-06-11  4:08       ` Honnappa Nagarahalli
2019-06-04 15:49 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 00/14] Unit tests fixes for CI Michael Santana Francisco
2019-06-27 16:34   ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-07-01 12:17     ` Aaron Conole
2019-06-15  6:42 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 00/15] " David Marchand
2019-06-15  6:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 01/15] test/bonding: add missing sources for link bonding RSS David Marchand
2019-06-15  6:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 02/15] test/crypto: move tests to the driver specific list David Marchand
2019-06-15  6:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 03/15] test/eventdev: " David Marchand
2019-06-15  6:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 04/15] test/hash: fix off-by-one check on core count David Marchand
2019-06-15  6:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 05/15] test/hash: rectify slaveid to point to valid cores David Marchand
2019-06-15  6:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 06/15] test/hash: clean remaining trace of scaling autotest David Marchand
2019-06-15  6:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 07/15] test/latencystats: fix stack smashing David Marchand
2019-06-15  6:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 08/15] test/rcu: remove arbitrary limit on max core count David Marchand
2019-06-28 12:56     ` [dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] " Ferruh Yigit
2019-06-28 13:32       ` David Marchand
2019-06-15  6:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 09/15] test/stack: fix lock-free test name David Marchand
2019-06-15  6:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 10/15] test/eal: set memory channel config only in dedicated test David Marchand
2019-06-15  6:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 11/15] test/eal: set core mask/list " David Marchand
2019-06-15  6:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 12/15] test/eal: check number of cores before running subtests David Marchand
2019-06-15  6:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 13/15] test: split into shorter subtests for CI David Marchand
2019-06-15  6:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 14/15] test: do not start tests in parallel David Marchand
2019-06-15  6:42   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 15/15] test: skip tests when missing requirements David Marchand
2019-06-17 10:00   ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 00/15] Unit tests fixes for CI Bruce Richardson
2019-06-17 10:46     ` David Marchand
2019-06-17 11:17       ` Bruce Richardson
2019-06-17 11:41         ` David Marchand
2019-06-17 11:56           ` Bruce Richardson
2019-06-17 13:44             ` David Marchand
2019-06-27 20:36   ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-07-01 16:04     ` Aaron Conole
2019-07-01 16:22       ` Thomas Monjalon
2019-07-01 16:45       ` David Marchand
2019-07-01 18:07         ` Michael Santana Francisco
2019-07-09 15:50           ` Michael Santana Francisco
2019-07-10  8:18             ` David Marchand

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