Re: [PATCH 4/4] test_printf: test printf family at runtime
From: Rasmus Villemoes
Date: Mon Sep 28 2015 - 16:55:32 EST
On Mon, Sep 28 2015, Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 2015-09-25 at 19:41 +0200, Rasmus Villemoes wrote:
>> This adds a simple module for testing the kernel's printf
>> facilities. Previously, some %p extensions have caused a wrong return
>> value in case the entire output didn't fit and/or been unusable in
>> kasprintf(). This should help catch such issues. Also, it should help
>> ensure that changes to the formatting algorithms don't break
>> I'm not sure if we have a struct dentry or struct file lying around
>> boot time or if we can fake one, but most %p extensions should be
>> testable, as should the ordinary number and string formatting.
>> The nature of vararg functions means we can't use a more conventional
>> table-driven approach.
>> For now, this is mostly a skeleton; contributions are very
>> welcome. Some tests are/will be slightly annoying to write, since the
>> expected output depends on stuff like CONFIG_*, sizeof(long), runtime
>> values etc.
> Few comments below.
>> +#define test(expect, fmt, ...) \
>> + __test(expect, strlen(expect), fmt, ##__VA_ARGS__)
> Would be __test_m[em] / __test_s[tr] to distinguish them by name?
Erh, no. The 'mem' version will only be used in a very few cases, and I
really want the simple name "test" for the common case.
> And might be inline function?
That'd make the vararg handling more cumbersome.
>> +static void __init
>> + test("", "");
>> + test("100%", "100%%");
>> + test("xxx%yyy", "xxx%cyyy", '%');
>> + __test("xxx\0yyy", 7, "xxx%cyyy", '\0');
> And such pieces will be look better
> __test_str("xxx%yyy", "xxx%cyyy", '%');
> __test_mem("xxx\0yyy", 7, "xxx%cyyy", '\0');
I don't agree.
>> +static void __init
> Maybe commentary delimiter here and above where you have double empty
And say what? I can avoid double empty lines if they bother you.
>> + return 0;
> Do we need this module in a memory?
I guess not. At first I thought it didn't really matter since all
functions and data are __init, but I suppose a little metadata would
stick around if loading is "successful". Will fix.
>> +MODULE_AUTHOR("Rasmus Villemoes <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>");
> GPL or ?..
Honestly, I don't really care. Would you like BSD/GPL or what? I just
copied from the majority of MODULE_LICENSE() instances.
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