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SubjectRe: [PATCH v14 09/18] kunit: test: add support for test abort
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Hi Brendan,

On 8/20/19 5:20 PM, Brendan Higgins wrote:
> Add support for aborting/bailing out of test cases, which is needed for
> implementing assertions.
>
> An assertion is like an expectation, but bails out of the test case
> early if the assertion is not met. The idea with assertions is that you
> use them to state all the preconditions for your test. Logically
> speaking, these are the premises of the test case, so if a premise isn't
> true, there is no point in continuing the test case because there are no
> conclusions that can be drawn without the premises. Whereas, the
> expectation is the thing you are trying to prove.
>
> Signed-off-by: Brendan Higgins <brendanhiggins@google.com>
> Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> Reviewed-by: Logan Gunthorpe <logang@deltatee.com>
> Reviewed-by: Stephen Boyd <sboyd@kernel.org>
> ---
> include/kunit/test.h | 2 +
> include/kunit/try-catch.h | 75 +++++++++++++++++++++
> kunit/Makefile | 3 +-
> kunit/test.c | 137 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----
> kunit/try-catch.c | 118 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 5 files changed, 319 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
> create mode 100644 include/kunit/try-catch.h
> create mode 100644 kunit/try-catch.c
>
> diff --git a/include/kunit/test.h b/include/kunit/test.h
> index 6917b186b737a..390ce02f717b6 100644
> --- a/include/kunit/test.h
> +++ b/include/kunit/test.h
> @@ -10,6 +10,7 @@
> #define _KUNIT_TEST_H
>
> #include <kunit/assert.h>
> +#include <kunit/try-catch.h>
> #include <linux/kernel.h>
> #include <linux/slab.h>
> #include <linux/types.h>
> @@ -167,6 +168,7 @@ struct kunit {
>
> /* private: internal use only. */
> const char *name; /* Read only after initialization! */
> + struct kunit_try_catch try_catch;
> /*
> * success starts as true, and may only be set to false during a test
> * case; thus, it is safe to update this across multiple threads using
> diff --git a/include/kunit/try-catch.h b/include/kunit/try-catch.h
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000000000..404f336cbdc85
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/include/kunit/try-catch.h
> @@ -0,0 +1,75 @@
> +/* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 */
> +/*
> + * An API to allow a function, that may fail, to be executed, and recover in a
> + * controlled manner.
> + *
> + * Copyright (C) 2019, Google LLC.
> + * Author: Brendan Higgins <brendanhiggins@google.com>
> + */
> +
> +#ifndef _KUNIT_TRY_CATCH_H
> +#define _KUNIT_TRY_CATCH_H
> +
> +#include <linux/types.h>
> +
> +typedef void (*kunit_try_catch_func_t)(void *);
> +
> +struct completion;
> +struct kunit;
> +
> +/**
> + * struct kunit_try_catch - provides a generic way to run code which might fail.
> + * @test: The test case that is currently being executed.
> + * @try_completion: Completion that the control thread waits on while test runs.
> + * @try_result: Contains any errno obtained while running test case.
> + * @try: The function, the test case, to attempt to run.
> + * @catch: The function called if @try bails out.
> + * @context: used to pass user data to the try and catch functions.
> + *
> + * kunit_try_catch provides a generic, architecture independent way to execute
> + * an arbitrary function of type kunit_try_catch_func_t which may bail out by
> + * calling kunit_try_catch_throw(). If kunit_try_catch_throw() is called, @try
> + * is stopped at the site of invocation and @catch is called.
> + *
> + * struct kunit_try_catch provides a generic interface for the functionality
> + * needed to implement kunit->abort() which in turn is needed for implementing
> + * assertions. Assertions allow stating a precondition for a test simplifying
> + * how test cases are written and presented.
> + *
> + * Assertions are like expectations, except they abort (call
> + * kunit_try_catch_throw()) when the specified condition is not met. This is
> + * useful when you look at a test case as a logical statement about some piece
> + * of code, where assertions are the premises for the test case, and the
> + * conclusion is a set of predicates, rather expectations, that must all be
> + * true. If your premises are violated, it does not makes sense to continue.
> + */
> +struct kunit_try_catch {
> + /* private: internal use only. */
> + struct kunit *test;
> + struct completion *try_completion;
> + int try_result;
> + kunit_try_catch_func_t try;
> + kunit_try_catch_func_t catch;
> + void *context;
> +};
> +
> +void kunit_try_catch_init(struct kunit_try_catch *try_catch,
> + struct kunit *test,
> + kunit_try_catch_func_t try,
> + kunit_try_catch_func_t catch);
> +
> +void kunit_try_catch_run(struct kunit_try_catch *try_catch, void *context);
> +
> +void __noreturn kunit_try_catch_throw(struct kunit_try_catch *try_catch);
> +
> +static inline int kunit_try_catch_get_result(struct kunit_try_catch *try_catch)
> +{
> + return try_catch->try_result;
> +}
> +
> +/*
> + * Exposed for testing only.
> + */
> +void kunit_generic_try_catch_init(struct kunit_try_catch *try_catch);
> +
> +#endif /* _KUNIT_TRY_CATCH_H */
> diff --git a/kunit/Makefile b/kunit/Makefile
> index 4e46450bcb3a8..c9176c9c578c6 100644
> --- a/kunit/Makefile
> +++ b/kunit/Makefile
> @@ -1,6 +1,7 @@
> obj-$(CONFIG_KUNIT) += test.o \
> string-stream.o \
> - assert.o
> + assert.o \
> + try-catch.o
>
> obj-$(CONFIG_KUNIT_TEST) += string-stream-test.o
>
> diff --git a/kunit/test.c b/kunit/test.c
> index 3cbceb34b3b36..ded9895143209 100644
> --- a/kunit/test.c
> +++ b/kunit/test.c
> @@ -7,7 +7,9 @@
> */
>
> #include <kunit/test.h>
> +#include <kunit/try-catch.h>
> #include <linux/kernel.h>
> +#include <linux/sched/debug.h>
>
> static void kunit_set_failure(struct kunit *test)
> {
> @@ -162,6 +164,19 @@ static void kunit_fail(struct kunit *test, struct kunit_assert *assert)
> WARN_ON(string_stream_destroy(stream));
> }
>
> +static void __noreturn kunit_abort(struct kunit *test)
> +{
> + kunit_try_catch_throw(&test->try_catch); /* Does not return. */
> +
> + /*
> + * Throw could not abort from test.
> + *
> + * XXX: we should never reach this line! As kunit_try_catch_throw is
> + * marked __noreturn.
> + */
> + BUG();


I recall discussion on this. What's the point in keeping thie
BUG() around when it doesn't even reach? It can even be a
WARN_ON() in that case right?

thanks,
-- Shuah

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