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SubjectRe: [LTP] [lkp-robot] [KEYS] bdf7c0f8bf: ltp.add_key02.fail
Hi Cyril,

On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 02:57:50PM +0200, Cyril Hrubis wrote:
> >
> > In my opinion this is a valid behavior, and the test is just weird; it's passing
> > in *both* an unaddressable payload and an invalid description, so it's not clear
> > which case it's meant to be testing. (Generally, if a syscall will fail for
> > more than one reason, it's not guaranteed which error code you'll get.)
>
> That is quite common problem with LTP testcases. Do you care to send a
> patch or should I fix that?
>

I'll plan to send a patch. Also, it looks like the testing that LTP does of
add_key() is very sparse, so I'll try to extend it a bit.

> > In any case, once we have a fix merged, it would be nice for there to be an ltp
> > test added for the "NULL payload with nonzero length" case with one of the key
> > types that crashed the kernel.
>
> Here as well, feel free to send a patch or at least point us to a
> reproducer that could be turned into a testcase.
>

I'll plan to send a patch for that as well.

Thanks,

Eric

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