[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] lib: kunit: add test_min_heap test conversion to KUnit

Brendan Higgins brendanhiggins at google.com
Mon Oct 12 21:02:56 UTC 2020


On Tue, Aug 4, 2020 at 9:22 AM Vitor Massaru Iha <vitor at massaru.org> wrote:
>
> Hi Peter,
>
> On Tue, Aug 4, 2020 at 11:23 AM <peterz at infradead.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, Aug 04, 2020 at 10:46:21AM -0300, Vitor Massaru Iha wrote:
> > > On Tue, Aug 4, 2020 at 10:25 AM <peterz at infradead.org> wrote:
> > > > On Wed, Jul 29, 2020 at 06:57:17PM -0300, Vitor Massaru Iha wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > The results can be seen this way:
> > > > >
> > > > > This is an excerpt from the test.log with the result in TAP format:
> > > > > [snip]
> > > > > ok 5 - example
> > > > >     # Subtest: min-heap
> > > > >     1..6
> > > > >     ok 1 - test_heapify_all_true
> > > > >     ok 2 - test_heapify_all_false
> > > > >     ok 3 - test_heap_push_true
> > > > >     ok 4 - test_heap_push_false
> > > > >     ok 5 - test_heap_pop_push_true
> > > > >     ok 6 - test_heap_pop_push_false
> > > > > [snip]
> >
> > So ^ is TAP format?
>
> Yep, you can see the spec here: https://testanything.org/tap-specification.html
>
> >
> > > > I don't care or care to use either; what does dmesg do? It used to be
> > > > that just building the self-tests was sufficient and any error would
> > > > show in dmesg when you boot the machine.
> > > >
> > > > But if I now have to use some damn tool, this is a regression.
> > >
> > > If you don't want to, you don't need to use the kunit-tool. If you
> > > compile the tests as builtin and run the Kernel on your machine
> > > the test result will be shown in dmesg in TAP format.
> >
> > That's seems a lot more verbose than it is now. I've recently even done
> > a bunch of tests that don't print anything on success, dmesg is clutter
> > enough already.
>
> What tests do you refer to?
>
> Running the test_min_heap.c, I got this from dmesg:
>
> min_heap_test: test passed
>
> And running min_heap_kunit.c:
>
> ok 1 - min-heap

Gentle poke. I think Vitor was looking for a response. My guess is
that Ian was waiting for a follow up patch.


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