[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] lib: Convert test_printf.c to KUnit

Andy Shevchenko andriy.shevchenko at linux.intel.com
Fri Aug 21 12:28:49 UTC 2020

On Fri, Aug 21, 2020 at 01:37:10PM +0200, Petr Mladek wrote:
> On Mon 2020-08-17 09:06:32, Rasmus Villemoes wrote:
> > On 17/08/2020 06.30, Arpitha Raghunandan wrote:
> > > Converts test lib/test_printf.c to KUnit.
> > > More information about KUnit can be found at
> > > https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/dev-tools/kunit/index.html.
> > > KUnit provides a common framework for unit tests in the kernel.
> > 
> > So I can continue to build a kernel with some appropriate CONFIG set to
> > y, boot it under virt-me, run dmesg and see if I broke printf? That's
> > what I do now, and I don't want to have to start using some enterprisy
> > framework.
> I had the same concern. I have tried it.

Which raises an obvious question: did the people who convert this test this
themselves? Looks like a janitor work in the area without understanding the
area good enough.

Probably I will NAK all those patches from now on, until it will be good commit
messages and cover of risen aspects, including reference to before and after
outcome for passed and failed test cases.

Brendan, I guess the ball now on your side to prove this is good activity.

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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