Re: [RFC][PATCH] ftracetest: Add a couple of ftrace test cases

From: Namhyung Kim
Date: Fri Sep 26 2014 - 02:07:01 EST

Hi Steve,

On Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:08:53 -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:01:38 -0600
> Shuah Khan <shuahkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I am working on adding the framework for c tests. We will have
>> to get this evolved for shell scripts. Please see the following
>> thread:
> Thanks,
> Also, what's the rules for a test that requires other tools. Some of my
> tests require trace-cmd to be installed as well as perf. My stress test
> runs perf against trace-cmd running hackbench (another required tool),
> but I believe that perf has hackbench built in so I could replace
> hackbench with the perf version.

Yeah, and I think we can at least build perf (if not found) for test as
we can always have the source. The trace-cmd is different and it'd be
another reason I need to work on 'perf ftrace' command soon. ;-)

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