Re: [PATCH v2] selftests/cgroup: memory controller self-tests
From: Tejun Heo
Date: Thu May 10 2018 - 14:33:42 EST
On Thu, May 10, 2018 at 05:37:01PM +0100, Roman Gushchin wrote:
> Cgroups are used for controlling the physical resource distribution
> (memory, CPU, io, etc) and often are used as basic building blocks
> for large distributed computing systems. Even small differences
> in the actual behavior may lead to significant incidents.
> The codebase is under the active development, which will unlikely
> stop at any time soon. Also it's scattered over different
> kernel subsystems, which makes regressions more probable.
> Given that, the lack of any tests is crying.
> This patch implements some basic tests for the memory controller,
> as well as a minimal required framework.
> It doesn't pretend for a very good coverage, but pretends
> to be a starting point.
> Hopefully, any following significant changes will
> include corresponding tests.
> Tests for CPU and io controllers, as well as cgroup core
> are next in the todo list.
This is great. Applying to cgroup/for-4.18.
Thanks a lot.