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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/5] selftests: Add futex functional tests
On 05/12/2015 10:10 AM, Darren Hart wrote:
> On 5/12/15, 3:02 AM, "Cyril Hrubis" <chrubis@suse.cz> wrote:
>
>> Hi!
>>> I'm happy to do that, but I would like to make sure I'm doing the right
>>> thing.
>>
>> The right thing here is to add -pthread to CFLAGS which sets both flags
>> for preprocessor and linker (see man gcc).
>
> Hi Cyril,
>
> Thanks. I read that, and mentioned it, but my concern with -pthread in the
> CFLAGS and LDFLAGS is that it is a non-standard compiler flag. I
> understand we have a number of gcc-isms in our build - but do we want to
> add more?
>
> I'm also struggling to find any kind of prescribed documentation on this
> beyond the short blurb in the gcc man page which describes what this
> option does, but not when to use it. I'll need something concrete to
> justify changes to testcase Makefiles to Shuah.
>
> Unfortunately, all these options are functional for me, while some are not
> for Shuah, so I'm currently having to rely on documentation which seems
> pretty sparse.
>

Hi Daren,

My goals are really simple. make kselftest doesn't break. All tests
compile and run and install or fail gracefully when dependencies aren't
met. As long as the above are met, I don't really worry about what
individual test Makefiles do.

thanks,
-- Shuah

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


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