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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/3] doc: dev-tools: kselftest.rst: Update examples and paths
On Tue, 29 Sep 2020 at 01:56, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> wrote:
>
> Update the installation commands and path details, detail the new
> options available in the run_kselftests.sh script.
>
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>

Reviewed-by: Naresh Kamboju <naresh.kamboju@linaro.org>

> ---
> Documentation/dev-tools/kselftest.rst | 35 +++++++++++++++++----------
> 1 file changed, 22 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/dev-tools/kselftest.rst b/Documentation/dev-tools/kselftest.rst
> index 469d115a95f1..a901def730d9 100644
> --- a/Documentation/dev-tools/kselftest.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/dev-tools/kselftest.rst
> @@ -125,32 +125,41 @@ Note that some tests will require root privileges.
> Install selftests
> =================
>
> -You can use the kselftest_install.sh tool to install selftests in the
> -default location, which is tools/testing/selftests/kselftest, or in a
> -user specified location.
> +You can use the "install" target of "make" (which calls the `kselftest_install.sh`
> +tool) to install selftests in the default location (`tools/testing/selftests/kselftest_install`),
> +or in a user specified location via the `INSTALL_PATH` "make" variable.
>
> To install selftests in default location::
>
> - $ cd tools/testing/selftests
> - $ ./kselftest_install.sh
> + $ make -C tools/testing/selftests install
>
> To install selftests in a user specified location::
>
> - $ cd tools/testing/selftests
> - $ ./kselftest_install.sh install_dir
> + $ make -C tools/testing/selftests install INSTALL_PATH=/some/other/path
>
> Running installed selftests
> ===========================
>
> -Kselftest install as well as the Kselftest tarball provide a script
> -named "run_kselftest.sh" to run the tests.
> +Found in the install directory, as well as in the Kselftest tarball,
> +is a script named `run_kselftest.sh` to run the tests.
>
> You can simply do the following to run the installed Kselftests. Please
> note some tests will require root privileges::
>
> - $ cd kselftest
> + $ cd kselftest_install
> $ ./run_kselftest.sh
>
> +To see the list of available tests, the `-l` option can be used::
> +
> + $ ./run_kselftest.sh -l
> +
> +The `-c` option can be used to run all the tests from a test collection, or
> +the `-t` option for specific single tests. Either can be used multiple times::
> +
> + $ ./run_kselftest.sh -c bpf -c seccomp -t timers:posix_timers -t timer:nanosleep
> +
> +For other features see the script usage output, seen with the `-h` option.
> +
> Packaging selftests
> ===================
>
> @@ -160,9 +169,9 @@ different system. To package selftests, run::
> $ make -C tools/testing/selftests gen_tar
>
> This generates a tarball in the `INSTALL_PATH/kselftest-packages` directory. By
> -default, `.gz` format is used. The tar format can be overridden by specifying
> -a `FORMAT` make variable. Any value recognized by `tar's auto-compress`_ option
> -is supported, such as::
> +default, `.gz` format is used. The tar compression format can be overridden by
> +specifying a `FORMAT` make variable. Any value recognized by `tar's auto-compress`_
> +option is supported, such as::
>
> $ make -C tools/testing/selftests gen_tar FORMAT=.xz
>
> --
> 2.25.1
>

- Naresh

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