Re: [PATCHv2] selftests: Use kselftest skip code for skipped tests

From: Po-Hsu Lin
Date: Thu Jul 08 2021 - 00:18:44 EST

On Wed, May 26, 2021 at 4:54 PM Petr Machata <petrm@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Po-Hsu Lin <po-hsu.lin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > There are several test cases still using exit 0 when they need to be
> > skipped. Use kselftest framework skip code instead so it can help us
> > to distinguish the proper return status.
> >
> > Criterion to filter out what should be fixed in selftests directory:
> > grep -r "exit 0" -B1 | grep -i skip
> >
> > This change might cause some false-positives if people are running
> > these test scripts directly and only checking their return codes,
> > which will change from 0 to 4. However I think the impact should be
> > small as most of our scripts here are already using this skip code.
> > And there will be no such issue if running them with the kselftest
> > framework.
> >
> > V2: and sources,
> > there is no need to assign ksft_skip value in these two.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Po-Hsu Lin <po-hsu.lin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I want to note that defining ksft_skip=4 in every test separately is the
> current practice. I agree with Willem (in a parallel thread) that this
> stuff should live in a library of its own, but there is none currently.
> When there is, it looks like the conversion would be mechanical.
> Which is to say, IMHO this patch makes sense on its own as an
> incremental improvement.
> Reviewed-by: Petr Machata <petrm@xxxxxxxxxx>

Hello folks,
any other comment on this patch? Or if I should break this down to
smaller patches for different suites in kselftests?