lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2011]   [Oct]   [12]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/12] perf_events: add LBR software filter support for Intel X86

* Masami Hiramatsu <masami.hiramatsu.pt@hitachi.com> wrote:

> (2011/10/10 23:45), Andi Kleen wrote:
> >> Ah, nice. Maybe we need another test binary, since current one is
> >> just ensuring the output of objdump and decoder is same.
> >> anyway it's not so difficult if it feeds random binaries to
> >> ensure the decoder doesn't access bad address.
> >
> > Pure /dev/urandom is not good because it cannot be ever reproduced.
> > Better use a PRNG with random seed from urandom, but print the seed.
>
> Sure,

Obviously the urandom data should be kbuild generated and only
cleared on 'make clean' - not regenerated on every run. So if there's
a failure the failing urandom data stays around readily.

Thanks,

Ingo


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2011-10-12 09:09    [W:0.095 / U:0.948 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site