Re: [PATCH RESEND] lib/test_printf.c: call wait_for_random_bytes() before plain %p tests

From: Andy Shevchenko
Date: Fri Jun 08 2018 - 05:46:40 EST

On Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 12:07 PM, Thierry Escande
<thierry.escande@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> But as I type I realize it's not necessary. I will simply enclose the call
> to wait_for_random_bytes() by #if IS_MODULE() #endif so it gets called only
> if built as a module, which is how wants it... If
> test_printf is compiled built-in and the crng is not yet initialized the
> test will fail anyway so there is no need to add an extra check.

Unfortunately I can't support this as is.
We have environments where crng will be ready minutes after the boot.
It's unacceptable.

So, we need to have means to not delay test for so long.

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko