Re: LTS testing with latest kselftests - some failures

From: Luis R. Rodriguez
Date: Mon Jun 19 2017 - 10:48:12 EST

On Sat, Jun 17, 2017 at 06:16:35AM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 09:47:21PM +0200, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> > Some of the knobs however are for extending tests for
> > existing APIs in older kernels, the async and custom fallback one are an
> > example. There are a series of test cases later added which could help
> > test LTS kernels. Would Linaro pick these test driver enhancements to help
> > increase coverage of tests? Or is it not worth it? If its worth it then
> > what I was curious was how to help make this easier for this process to
> > bloom.
> I don't understand, what do you mean by "pick these test driver
> enhancements"? What kind of "knobs" are there in tests? Shouldn't the
> tests "just work" with no kind of special configuration of the tests be
> needed? No user is going to know to enable something special.

Test driver knobs, so for instance the async and custom patches referenced
enable the shell script to use the async api and the custom API.