Re: [PATCH 4/4] selftests: Add basic posix timers selftests

From: Frederic Weisbecker
Date: Mon Mar 18 2013 - 17:32:36 EST

2013/3/18 Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:54:02 +0100 Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Add some initial basic tests on a few posix timers
>> interface such as setitimer() and timer_settime().
>> These simply check that expiration happens in a reasonable
>> timeframe after expected elapsed clock time (user time,
>> user + system time, real time, ...).
>> This is helpful for finding basic breakages while hacking
>> on this subsystem.
>> ...
>> tools/testing/selftests/timers/Makefile | 8 +
> I wonder if this should be tools/testing/posix-timers/, to leave room
> in the namespace for other varieties of timer.

In fact I called it timers/ on purpose such that some more timers
related selftests can be added and gathered in the future. But I don't
mind if we keep very single purpose directories like
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