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From: Shuah Khan <>
To: John Stultz <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Cc: Prarit Bhargava <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Richard Cochran <>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH 0/7] Start adding timetests to selftest
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2015 15:13:08 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 02/04/2015 11:37 PM, John Stultz wrote:
> I've maintained a suite of timekeeping and timer tests for awhile
> here:
> I've been meaning to get them reworked and submitted into the
> selftest infrastructure, but haven't had much time recently.
> I'm going to have a long flight coming up so I figured I'd
> get started and get some initial feedback.
> This series adds all the non-destructive tests from my
> timetests suite. The suite has more tests which actually tweak
> time state and validate things behave as expected, but I wasn't
> sure how to integrate that into the selftest infrastructure
> as I'm not sure everyone would want the tests to be mucking
> with their system time. (Currently my plan is to add a
> script similar to the in timetests, so folks
> can go in and manually run it if they're feeling daring)

Providing a way to run destructive tests as a special
option is great. Non-destructive tests can be run in
default mode.

Thanks for the tests. Looks good to me. I am in the middle
of review at the moment, will send you comments if any.

-- Shuah

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

  parent reply	other threads:[~2015-02-05 22:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-02-05  6:37 John Stultz
2015-02-05  6:37 ` [PATCH 1/7] selftests/timers: Cleanup Makefile to make it easier to add future tests John Stultz
2015-02-05  6:39   ` John Stultz
2015-02-05  6:37 ` [PATCH 2/7] selftest/timers: Quiet warning due to lack of return check on brk John Stultz
2015-02-05  6:37 ` [PATCH 3/7] selftest/timers: Add nanosleep test from timetest suite John Stultz
2015-02-05  6:37 ` [PATCH 4/7] selftest/timers: Add inconsistency-check test from timetests John Stultz
2015-02-05  6:37 ` [PATCH 5/7] selftest/timers: Add nsleep-lat test from timetest suite John Stultz
2015-02-05  6:37 ` [PATCH 6/7] selftests/timers: Add clock skew estimation " John Stultz
2015-02-05  6:37 ` [PATCH 7/7] selftest/timers: Add set-timer-lat " John Stultz
2015-02-05 22:13 ` Shuah Khan [this message]
2015-02-05 23:27   ` [RFC][PATCH 0/7] Start adding timetests to selftest John Stultz

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