Re: [PATCH 0/9] Move runnable code (tests) from Documentation to selftests

From: Jonathan Corbet
Date: Sat Sep 10 2016 - 03:02:53 EST

On Fri, 9 Sep 2016 16:22:41 -0600
Shuah Khan <shuahkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Move runnable code (tests) from Documentation to selftests and update
> Makefiles to work under selftests.
> Jon Corbet and I discussed this in an email thread and as per that
> discussion, this patch series moves all the tests that are under the
> Documentation directory to selftests. There is more runnable code in
> the form of examples and utils and that is going to be another patch
> series. I moved just the tests and left the documentation files as is.

I'm fine with the idea, but it looks like a couple of tweaks are needed,
in particular to avoid leaving behind dangling references in
Documentation/Makefile that cause build errors.

I think the individual patches probably need a wider CC list as well.
I'd use the get_maintainer script (or git) to see who has taken an
interest in the individual tests and make sure they are aware of the