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From: shuah <>
To: Joe Lawrence <>, Petr Mladek <>
	Jiri Benc <>, shuah <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] selftests/livepatch: add test skip handling
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 13:51:49 -0600
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On 7/24/19 12:45 PM, Joe Lawrence wrote:
> On 07/24/2019 12:45 PM, shuah wrote:
>> On 7/24/19 12:27 AM, Petr Mladek wrote:
>>> On Mon 2019-07-22 10:05:44, Joe Lawrence wrote:
>>>> Add a skip() message function that stops the test, logs an explanation,
>>>> and sets the "skip" return code (4).
>>>> Before loading a livepatch self-test kernel module, first verify that
>>>> we've built and installed it by running a 'modprobe --dry-run'.  This
>>>> should catch a few environment issues, including !CONFIG_LIVEPATCH and
>>>> !CONFIG_TEST_LIVEPATCH.  In these cases, exit gracefully with the new
>>>> skip() function.
>>>> Reported-by: Jiri Benc <>
>>>> Suggested-by: Shuah Khan <>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Joe Lawrence <>
>>> Reviewed-by: Petr Mladek <>
>>> Best Regards,
>>> Petr
>>> PS: No need to send v4. The missing "to", suggested by Shuah, could
>>>      get added when pushing the patch into the repo.
>> I can't make changes to the patch. I can adjust the commit log at times
>> and correct merge conflicts.
>> I would like to see v4 for this.
> We should clarify for which tree this and "[PATCH] selftests/livepatch: 
> push and pop dynamic debug config​" would be merged.  I had assumed this 
> would go to the livepatching tree, but Shuah, do you prefer that 
> selftest-centric patches go through the selftests tree?
> I'm okay with either and can send up a v4 if needed.  But also this 
> would be good to know for future changesets like this, we can perhaps 
> mark the destination branch in advance.

I prefer to take these through kselftest tree unless there is a
dependency on other trees. It is the case for some feature
dependent tests that might have dependency on the feature.

This doesn't appear to have any dependency.

-- Shuah

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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-22 14:05 Joe Lawrence
2019-07-23 15:53 ` shuah
2019-07-24 20:05   ` [PATCH v4] " Joe Lawrence
2019-07-24 20:19     ` shuah
2019-07-24  6:27 ` [PATCH v3] " Petr Mladek
2019-07-24 16:45   ` shuah
2019-07-24 18:45     ` Joe Lawrence
2019-07-24 19:51       ` shuah [this message]

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