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From: "Luis R. Rodriguez" <>
To: Arnd Bergmann <>
Cc: Andrew Morton <>,
	"Luis R. Rodriguez" <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kmod: add dependencies for test module
Date: Sat, 1 Jul 2017 00:54:55 +0200
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 05:47:44PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> When we try to 'select' drivers whose dependencies are not met,
> we get a kconfig warning and undefined behavior as further 'select'
> statements in those drivers can not be honored:
> warning: (TEST_KMOD) selects TUN which has unmet direct dependencies (NETDEVICES && NET_CORE && INET)
> warning: (TEST_KMOD) selects XFS_FS which has unmet direct dependencies (BLOCK && (64BIT || LBDAF))
> ERROR: "iomap_zero_range" [fs/xfs/xfs.ko] undefined!
> ERROR: "iomap_fiemap" [fs/xfs/xfs.ko] undefined!
> ERROR: "iomap_page_mkwrite" [fs/xfs/xfs.ko] undefined!
> To work around that, this adds the dependencies required by the
> 'tun', 'xfs' and 'btrfs' modules for CONFIG_TEST_KMOD, guaranteeing
> that we can always enable those, and fixing the 'randconfig' issues.
> Unfortunately, there is another problem that I have not found a
> good solution for: If any of the three drivers are built-in rather
> than loadable modules, then the module load test will later fail
> at runtime.
> Fixes: ec159fed8677 ("kmod: add test driver to stress test the module loader")
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>

Acked-by: Luis R. Rodriguez <>


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