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SubjectRe: [RFC 00/19] Integration of Kernel Test Framework (KTF) into the kernel tree
On Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 2:51 AM Knut Omang <> wrote:
> On Tue, 2019-08-13 at 10:23 +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 08:09:15AM +0200, Knut Omang wrote:
> > > and in the making::
> > >
> > > kunit/ (kernel only (UML))
> >
> > You are going to have to integrate this with kunit, to come up with a
> > superset of both in the end.
> Yes, I agree - getting to a unified approach has been my intention since I first brought this
> up at LPC'17.
> > And I do not think that kunit is only UML, it's just that seems to be
> > what Brendan tests with, but should work with other arches as well.
> If I get Brendan right, it is UML only now but can be extended to also support
> kernels running on real hardware. Still it is kernel only, while KTF also has the
> hybrid mode, where a test can have code and assertions both in user mode and kernel mode.
> This is made easier and more streamlined by letting all reporting happen from user mode.

Nope, the KUnit patchset currently under review *does* support any
architecture; we have tested it on x86, ARM, and UML, but it should
work on any architecture.

I added support for that a while ago due to popular demand.

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