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From: Brendan Higgins <brendanhiggins@google.com>
To: Alan Maguire <alan.maguire@oracle.com>
Cc: linux-kselftest@vger.kernel.org, skhan@linuxfoundation.org,
	mcgrof@kernel.org, keescook@chromium.org, yzaikin@google.com,
	akpm@linux-foundation.org, yamada.masahiro@socionext.com,
	catalin.marinas@arm.com, joe.lawrence@redhat.com,
	penguin-kernel@i-love.sakura.ne.jp, schowdary@nvidia.com,
	urezki@gmail.com, andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com,
	changbin.du@intel.com, kunit-dev@googlegroups.com,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 linux-kselftest-test 0/3] kunit: support building core/tests as modules
Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2019 14:00:22 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20191008210022.GA186342@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1570546546-549-1-git-send-email-alan.maguire@oracle.com>

On Tue, Oct 08, 2019 at 03:55:43PM +0100, Alan Maguire wrote:
> The current kunit execution model is to provide base kunit functionality
> and tests built-in to the kernel.  The aim of this series is to allow
> building kunit itself and tests as modules.  This in turn allows a

Cool! I had plans for supporting this eventually, so I am more than
happy to accept support for this!

> simple form of selective execution; load the module you wish to test.
> In doing so, kunit itself (if also built as a module) will be loaded as
> an implicit dependency.

Seems like a reasonable initial approach. I had some plans for a
centralized test executor, but I don't think that this should be a
problem.

> Because this requires a core API modification - if a module delivers
> multiple suites, they must be declared with the kunit_test_suites()
> macro - we're proposing this patch as a candidate to be applied to the
> test tree before too many kunit consumers appear.  We attempt to deal
> with existing consumers in patch 1.

Makese sense.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-10-08 21:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-08 14:55 Alan Maguire
2019-10-08 14:55 ` [PATCH v2 linux-kselftest-test 1/3] kunit: allow kunit tests to be loaded as a module Alan Maguire
2019-10-08 21:35   ` Brendan Higgins
2019-10-09 16:35     ` Alan Maguire
2019-10-11  9:47       ` Brendan Higgins
2019-10-11 10:25         ` Alan Maguire
2019-10-16 23:01           ` Brendan Higgins
2019-10-17 18:32             ` Alan Maguire
2019-10-18 12:21               ` Luis Chamberlain
2019-10-24  1:33                 ` Brendan Higgins
2019-10-08 14:55 ` [PATCH v2 linux-kselftest-test 2/3] kunit: allow kunit " Alan Maguire
2019-10-08 15:13   ` Randy Dunlap
2019-10-08 14:55 ` [PATCH v2 linux-kselftest-test 3/3] kunit: update documentation to describe module-based build Alan Maguire
2019-10-08 21:47   ` Brendan Higgins
2019-10-08 21:00 ` Brendan Higgins [this message]
2019-10-14  9:20 ` [PATCH v2 linux-kselftest-test 0/3] kunit: support building core/tests as modules Luis Chamberlain
2019-10-14 14:02   ` Alan Maguire
2019-10-16 12:47     ` Luis Chamberlain

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