[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v3 1/2] kunit: Support for Parameterized Testing

Arpitha Raghunandan 98.arpi at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 07:51:13 UTC 2020


On 27/10/20 1:14 pm, Marco Elver wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Oct 2020 at 06:14, Arpitha Raghunandan <98.arpi at gmail.com> wrote:
> [...]
>>>> diff --git a/include/kunit/test.h b/include/kunit/test.h
>>>> index a423fffefea0..16bf9f334e2c 100644
>>>> --- a/include/kunit/test.h
>>>> +++ b/include/kunit/test.h
>>>> @@ -142,6 +142,12 @@ struct kunit_case {
>>>>         void (*run_case)(struct kunit *test);
>>>>         const char *name;
>>>>
>>>> +       /*
>>>> +        * Pointer to test parameter generator function.
>>>> +        * Used only for parameterized tests.
>>>
>>> What I meant was to give a description of the protocol, so that if
>>> somebody wanted, they could (without reading the implementation)
>>> implement their own custom generator without the helper macro.
>>>
>>> E.g. something like: "The generator function is used to lazily
>>> generate a series of arbitrarily typed values that fit into a void*.
>>> The argument @prev is the previously returned value, which should be
>>> used to derive the next value; @prev is set to NULL on the initial
>>> generator call. When no more values are available, the generator must
>>> return NULL."
>>>
>>
>> Oh okay. I am not sure if this is the best place to add documentation for this.
> 
> I think it doesn't hurt to add, but have a look at the comment above
> this struct, which is already a kernel-doc comment. It probably makes
> sense to move the comment there to describe the new variable.
>

Alright, I will move the comment there.
 
> Thanks,
> -- Marco
> 

Thanks.


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