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From: Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@google.com>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Alexander Potapenko <glider@google.com>,
	Marco Elver <elver@google.com>
Cc: Andrey Ryabinin <aryabinin@virtuozzo.com>,
	Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@google.com>,
	kasan-dev@googlegroups.com, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@google.com>
Subject: [PATCH 11/11] kasan: docs: update tests section
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 22:37:23 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <f9e2d81b65dac1c51a8109f039a5adbc5798d169.1615498565.git.andreyknvl@google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <f6efb2f36fc1f40eb22df027e6bc956cac71745e.1615498565.git.andreyknvl@google.com>

Update the "Tests" section in KASAN documentation:

- Add an introductory sentence.
- Add proper indentation for the list of ways to run KUnit tests.
- Punctuation, readability, and other minor clean-ups.

Signed-off-by: Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@google.com>
---
 Documentation/dev-tools/kasan.rst | 33 +++++++++++++++----------------
 1 file changed, 16 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/dev-tools/kasan.rst b/Documentation/dev-tools/kasan.rst
index 6628b133c9ad..c4a3c8a9fe71 100644
--- a/Documentation/dev-tools/kasan.rst
+++ b/Documentation/dev-tools/kasan.rst
@@ -398,19 +398,20 @@ To disable KASAN reports in a certain part of the kernel code:
 Tests
 ~~~~~
 
-KASAN tests consist of two parts:
+There are KASAN tests that allow verifying that KASAN works and can detect
+certain types of memory corruptions. The tests consist of two parts:
 
 1. Tests that are integrated with the KUnit Test Framework. Enabled with
 ``CONFIG_KASAN_KUNIT_TEST``. These tests can be run and partially verified
-automatically in a few different ways, see the instructions below.
+automatically in a few different ways; see the instructions below.
 
 2. Tests that are currently incompatible with KUnit. Enabled with
 ``CONFIG_KASAN_MODULE_TEST`` and can only be run as a module. These tests can
-only be verified manually, by loading the kernel module and inspecting the
+only be verified manually by loading the kernel module and inspecting the
 kernel log for KASAN reports.
 
-Each KUnit-compatible KASAN test prints a KASAN report if an error is detected.
-Then the test prints its number and status.
+Each KUnit-compatible KASAN test prints one of multiple KASAN reports if an
+error is detected. Then the test prints its number and status.
 
 When a test passes::
 
@@ -438,27 +439,25 @@ Or, if one of the tests failed::
 
         not ok 1 - kasan
 
-
 There are a few ways to run KUnit-compatible KASAN tests.
 
 1. Loadable module
 
-With ``CONFIG_KUNIT`` enabled, ``CONFIG_KASAN_KUNIT_TEST`` can be built as
-a loadable module and run on any architecture that supports KASAN by loading
-the module with insmod or modprobe. The module is called ``test_kasan``.
+   With ``CONFIG_KUNIT`` enabled, KASAN-KUnit tests can be built as a loadable
+   module and run by loading the `test_kasan.ko`` with ``insmod`` or
+   ``modprobe``.
 
 2. Built-In
 
-With ``CONFIG_KUNIT`` built-in, ``CONFIG_KASAN_KUNIT_TEST`` can be built-in
-on any architecure that supports KASAN. These and any other KUnit tests enabled
-will run and print the results at boot as a late-init call.
+   With ``CONFIG_KUNIT`` built-in, KASAN-KUnit tests can be built-in as well.
+   In this case, the tests will run at boot as a late-init call.
 
 3. Using kunit_tool
 
-With ``CONFIG_KUNIT`` and ``CONFIG_KASAN_KUNIT_TEST`` built-in, it's also
-possible use ``kunit_tool`` to see the results of these and other KUnit tests
-in a more readable way. This will not print the KASAN reports of the tests that
-passed. Use `KUnit documentation <https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/dev-tools/kunit/index.html>`_
-for more up-to-date information on ``kunit_tool``.
+   With ``CONFIG_KUNIT`` and ``CONFIG_KASAN_KUNIT_TEST`` built-in, it is also
+   possible to use ``kunit_tool`` to see the results of KUnit tests in a more
+   readable way. This will not print the KASAN reports of the tests that passed.
+   See `KUnit documentation <https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/dev-tools/kunit/index.html>`_
+   for more up-to-date information on ``kunit_tool``.
 
 .. _KUnit: https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/dev-tools/kunit/index.html
-- 
2.31.0.rc2.261.g7f71774620-goog


  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-03-11 21:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-11 21:37 [PATCH 01/11] kasan: docs: clean up sections Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 02/11] kasan: docs: update overview section Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-12 10:17   ` Marco Elver
2021-03-12 13:51     ` Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 03/11] kasan: docs: update usage section Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 04/11] kasan: docs: update error reports section Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 05/11] kasan: docs: update boot parameters section Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 06/11] kasan: docs: update GENERIC implementation details section Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 07/11] kasan: docs: update SW_TAGS " Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 08/11] kasan: docs: update HW_TAGS " Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 09/11] kasan: docs: update shadow memory section Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-12 10:52   ` Marco Elver
2021-03-12 13:52     ` Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` [PATCH 10/11] kasan: docs: update ignoring accesses section Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-12 11:02   ` Marco Elver
2021-03-12 14:07     ` Andrey Konovalov
2021-03-11 21:37 ` Andrey Konovalov [this message]
2021-03-12 10:47   ` [PATCH 11/11] kasan: docs: update tests section Marco Elver
2021-03-12 13:53     ` Andrey Konovalov

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