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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 3/9] selftests: Introduce minimal shared logic for running tests
On 03/10/2015 10:05 PM, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> This adds a Make include file which most selftests can then include to
> get the run_tests logic.
> On its own this has the advantage of some reduction in repetition, and
> also means the pass/fail message is defined in fewer places.
> However the key advantage is it will allow us to implement install very
> simply in a subsequent patch.
> The default implementation just executes each program in $(TEST_PROGS).
> We use a variable to hold the default implementation of $(RUN_TESTS)
> because that gives us a clean way to override it if necessary, ie. using
> override. The mount, memory-hotplug and mqueue tests use that to provide
> a different implementation.
> Tests are not run via /bin/bash, so if they are scripts they must be
> executable, we add a+x to several.
> Signed-off-by: Michael Ellerman <>

This patch will be applied to next and queued for 4.1.

-- Shuah

Shuah Khan
Sr. Linux Kernel Developer
Open Source Innovation Group
Samsung Research America (Silicon Valley) | (970) 217-8978

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