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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/8] selftests/vm: use a common gup_test.h
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On 9/29/20 2:11 PM, John Hubbard wrote:
> On 9/29/20 1:00 PM, Shuah Khan wrote:
>> On 9/29/20 1:53 PM, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
>>> I only remarked because I didn't know it wasn't using kbuild. I
>>> thought it would have used the existing HOSTCC stuff, not sure why it
>>> is special.
>>>
>>> The only investment that seems worthwhile would be to switch it to use
>>> the normal kbuild stuff??
>>>
>>
>> I explored switching to kbuild at the kernel summit last year during
>> my kselftest where are we talk.
>>
>> There was push back from several developers. We can definitely explore
>> it as long as we can still support being able to build and run
>> individual subsystem tests and doesn't break workflow for developers.
>>
>
> Do you have a link or two for that? Especially about the pushback, and
> conclusions reached, if any.
>

Unfortunately no. A I recall it was workflow related issues and ease of
running individual subsystem tests and backwards compatibility with
stables.

Let's start a new discussion and see where we land.

thanks,
-- Shuah

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