Re: [PATCH V2 0/2] Create specific kconfig for kselftest

From: Shuah Khan
Date: Mon Nov 23 2015 - 15:35:55 EST

On 11/17/2015 07:34 AM, Bamvor Jian Zhang wrote:
> There is a discussion about improving the usability of kselftest by
> creating test-specific kconfig in recent kernel Summit. Furthormore,
> there are different approaches to do it:
> 1) keep test-specific kconfig fragments inside each selftest so that
> could build up a kernel that can test the specific
> or all feature(s).
> 2) In the main menu, have an additional option/flag for each feature
> that should be enabled when ksefltests are wanted. Similar to the
> Patch 1/2: do option 1. Hope it is a good start for discussion.
> Patch 2/2: add config option(kselftest-mergeconfig) in make file as a
> helper to merge all the test config dependecies to .config.
> Changes since v1[1]:
> 1. Add kselftest-mergeconfig in scripts/kconfig/Makefile according
> to the suggestion from Michael.
> [1]
> Bamvor Jian Zhang (2):
> selftests: create test-specific kconfig fragments
> scripts/kconfig/Makefile: add kselftest-mergeconfig

Both patches applied to linux-kseltftest next for 4.5-rc1

-- Shuah

Shuah Khan
Sr. Linux Kernel Developer
Open Source Innovation Group
Samsung Research America (Silicon Valley)
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