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authorShuah Khan <shuahkh@osg.samsung.com>2017-10-02 17:44:17 -0600
committerJonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>2017-10-12 11:01:40 -0600
commitd5cdbb875f5c450bf9ee950008a2865343c1775c (patch)
treee9eed6369f5ab544ef80ba89a9050186bec00c09 /Documentation
parent58e7cb9e935d53c64414361fba3f95ed261f9110 (diff)
doc: dev-tools: kselftest.rst: update to include make O=dir support
Update to include details on make O=dir support and other changes improve test results output. Signed-off-by: Shuah Khan <shuahkh@osg.samsung.com> [jc: Tweaked RST formatting slightly ] Signed-off-by: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
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-rw-r--r--Documentation/dev-tools/kselftest.rst34
1 files changed, 32 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/dev-tools/kselftest.rst b/Documentation/dev-tools/kselftest.rst
index ebd03d11d2c2..e80850eefe13 100644
--- a/Documentation/dev-tools/kselftest.rst
+++ b/Documentation/dev-tools/kselftest.rst
@@ -31,6 +31,17 @@ To build and run the tests with a single command, use::
Note that some tests will require root privileges.
+Build and run from user specific object directory (make O=dir)::
+
+ $ make O=/tmp/kselftest kselftest
+
+Build and run KBUILD_OUTPUT directory (make KBUILD_OUTPUT=)::
+
+ $ make KBUILD_OUTPUT=/tmp/kselftest kselftest
+
+The above commands run the tests and print pass/fail summary to make it
+easier to understand the test results. Please find the detailed individual
+test results for each test in /tmp/testname file(s).
Running a subset of selftests
=============================
@@ -46,10 +57,21 @@ You can specify multiple tests to build and run::
$ make TARGETS="size timers" kselftest
+Build and run from user specific object directory (make O=dir)::
+
+ $ make O=/tmp/kselftest TARGETS="size timers" kselftest
+
+Build and run KBUILD_OUTPUT directory (make KBUILD_OUTPUT=)::
+
+ $ make KBUILD_OUTPUT=/tmp/kselftest TARGETS="size timers" kselftest
+
+The above commands run the tests and print pass/fail summary to make it
+easier to understand the test results. Please find the detailed individual
+test results for each test in /tmp/testname file(s).
+
See the top-level tools/testing/selftests/Makefile for the list of all
possible targets.
-
Running the full range hotplug selftests
========================================
@@ -113,9 +135,17 @@ Contributing new tests (details)
* Use TEST_GEN_XXX if such binaries or files are generated during
compiling.
- TEST_PROGS, TEST_GEN_PROGS mean it is the excutable tested by
+ TEST_PROGS, TEST_GEN_PROGS mean it is the executable tested by
default.
+ TEST_CUSTOM_PROGS should be used by tests that require custom build
+ rule and prevent common build rule use.
+
+ TEST_PROGS are for test shell scripts. Please ensure shell script has
+ its exec bit set. Otherwise, lib.mk run_tests will generate a warning.
+
+ TEST_CUSTOM_PROGS and TEST_PROGS will be run by common run_tests.
+
TEST_PROGS_EXTENDED, TEST_GEN_PROGS_EXTENDED mean it is the
executable which is not tested by default.
TEST_FILES, TEST_GEN_FILES mean it is the file which is used by