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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] Kprobes: Move kprobes examples to samples/

    * Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <> wrote:

    > > feature request: please make this work in the !modular case as well
    > > - if built-in then it should just run sometime during bootup and run
    > > the tests and report success/failure. This way automated testing can
    > > pick up any regressions much easier.
    > Will try cook up something along those lines. It'll be easy to verify
    > if the probes inserted and removed properly, but verifying handlers
    > run correctly will need some work.
    > We have a sort of regression test bucket that uses expect to parse the
    > dmesg to verify handlers did run correctly; that isn't a totally
    > in-kernel solution anyway. I have a couple of ideas in mind to make it
    > easier.

    Great. Would be really nice to have something along the lines of
    CONFIG_DEBUG_LOCKING_API_SELFTESTS. Those unit tests took time to
    develop, but they caught more than 90% (!) of the internal lockdep
    engine bugs before they ever hit mainline.


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