Re: [PATCH v3 3/3] lib/string_helpers.c: Change semantics of string_escape_mem
From: Andy Shevchenko
Date: Mon Feb 23 2015 - 07:50:30 EST
On Sat, 2015-02-21 at 02:35 +0100, Rasmus Villemoes wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10 2015, Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> >> @@ -301,29 +301,26 @@ static __init void test_string_escape(const char *name,
> >> >> q_test += len;
> >> >> }
> >> >>
> >> >> - q_real = string_escape_mem(in, p, &buf, q_real, flags, esc);
> >> >> + q_real = string_escape_mem(in, p, out_real, out_size, flags, esc);
> >> >>
> >> >> test_string_check_buf(name, flags, in, p, out_real, q_real, out_test,
> >> >> q_test);
> >> >> +
> >> >> + memset(out_real, 'Z', out_size);
> >> >> + q_real = string_escape_mem(in, p, out_real, 0, flags, esc);
> >> >> + if (q_real != q_test)
> >> >> + pr_warn("Test '%s' failed: flags = %u, osz = 0, expected %d, got %d\n",
> >> >> + name, flags, q_test, q_real);
> >> >> + if (memchr_inv(out_real, 'Z', out_size))
> >> >> + pr_warn("Test '%s' failed: osz = 0 but string_escape_mem wrote to the buffer\n",
> >> >> + name);
> >> >> +
> >> >
> >> > So, why couldn't we split this to separate test case? It seems I already
> >> > pointed this out.
> >> >
> >> This actually provides better coverage
> > I do not see much advantage of doing so. You may create a loop with
> > random number for in-size and check. So, I prefer to see separate case
> > for that.
> It's not about the size, it's about exercising all the various escape_*
> helpers, to ensure that they all respect the end of the buffer, while
> still returning the correct would-be output size. For that, one needs to
> call string_escape_mem with various combinations of flags and input
> buffers. The logic for that is already in place in test_string_escape
> and its caller, and I see no point in duplicating all that.
Thanks for clarification.
> If you insist on a separate function for doing the overflow testing,
> I'll just rip it out from my code and let you add such a test later.
What about to make it a separate function *and* call from inside of
test_string_escape? Would it work for you?
> I've updated 2/3 with the early returns you suggested, but I'll wait a
> little before sending out a v4.
Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@xxxxxxxxx>
Intel Finland Oy
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