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SubjectRe: [PATCH v18 15/19] Documentation: kunit: add documentation for KUnit
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On 9/23/19 11:06 AM, Brendan Higgins wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 23, 2019 at 8:48 AM Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org> wrote:
>>
>> On 9/23/19 2:02 AM, Brendan Higgins wrote:
>>> Add documentation for KUnit, the Linux kernel unit testing framework.
>>> - Add intro and usage guide for KUnit
>>> - Add API reference
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Felix Guo <felixguoxiuping@gmail.com>
>>> Signed-off-by: Brendan Higgins <brendanhiggins@google.com>
>>> Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
>>> Reviewed-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
>>> Reviewed-by: Logan Gunthorpe <logang@deltatee.com>
>>> Reviewed-by: Stephen Boyd <sboyd@kernel.org>
>>> ---
>>> Documentation/dev-tools/index.rst | 1 +
>>> Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/api/index.rst | 16 +
>>> Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/api/test.rst | 11 +
>>> Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/faq.rst | 62 +++
>>> Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/index.rst | 79 +++
>>> Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/start.rst | 180 ++++++
>>> Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/usage.rst | 576 ++++++++++++++++++++
>>> 7 files changed, 925 insertions(+)
>>> create mode 100644 Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/api/index.rst
>>> create mode 100644 Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/api/test.rst
>>> create mode 100644 Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/faq.rst
>>> create mode 100644 Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/index.rst
>>> create mode 100644 Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/start.rst
>>> create mode 100644 Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/usage.rst
>>
>>
>>> diff --git a/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/start.rst b/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/start.rst
>>> new file mode 100644
>>> index 000000000000..6dc229e46bb3
>>> --- /dev/null
>>> +++ b/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/start.rst
>>> @@ -0,0 +1,180 @@
>>> +.. SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
>>> +
>>> +===============
>>> +Getting Started
>>> +===============
>>> +
>>> +Installing dependencies
>>> +=======================
>>> +KUnit has the same dependencies as the Linux kernel. As long as you can build
>>> +the kernel, you can run KUnit.
>>> +
>>> +KUnit Wrapper
>>> +=============
>>> +Included with KUnit is a simple Python wrapper that helps format the output to
>>> +easily use and read KUnit output. It handles building and running the kernel, as
>>> +well as formatting the output.
>>> +
>>> +The wrapper can be run with:
>>> +
>>> +.. code-block:: bash
>>> +
>>> + ./tools/testing/kunit/kunit.py run
>>> +
>>> +Creating a kunitconfig
>>> +======================
>>> +The Python script is a thin wrapper around Kbuild as such, it needs to be
>>
>> around Kbuild. As such,
>
> Thanks for pointing this out.
>
>>
>>> +configured with a ``kunitconfig`` file. This file essentially contains the
>>> +regular Kernel config, with the specific test targets as well.
>>> +
>>> +.. code-block:: bash
>>> +
>>> + git clone -b master https://kunit.googlesource.com/kunitconfig $PATH_TO_KUNITCONFIG_REPO
>>> + cd $PATH_TO_LINUX_REPO
>>> + ln -s $PATH_TO_KUNIT_CONFIG_REPO/kunitconfig kunitconfig
>>> +
>>> +You may want to add kunitconfig to your local gitignore.
>>> +
>>> +Verifying KUnit Works
>>> +---------------------
>>> +
>>> +To make sure that everything is set up correctly, simply invoke the Python
>>> +wrapper from your kernel repo:
>>> +
>>> +.. code-block:: bash
>>> +
>>> + ./tools/testing/kunit/kunit.py
>>> +
>>> +.. note::
>>> + You may want to run ``make mrproper`` first.
>>
>> I normally use O=builddir when building kernels.
>> Does this support using O=builddir ?
>
> Yep, it supports specifying a separate build directory.
>
>>> +
>>> +If everything worked correctly, you should see the following:
>>> +
>>> +.. code-block:: bash
>>> +
>>> + Generating .config ...
>>> + Building KUnit Kernel ...
>>> + Starting KUnit Kernel ...
>>> +
>>> +followed by a list of tests that are run. All of them should be passing.
>>> +
>>> +.. note::
>>> + Because it is building a lot of sources for the first time, the ``Building
>>> + kunit kernel`` step may take a while.
>>> +
>>> +Writing your first test
>>> +=======================
>>
>> [snip]
>>
>>> diff --git a/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/usage.rst b/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/usage.rst
>>> new file mode 100644
>>> index 000000000000..c6e69634e274
>>> --- /dev/null
>>> +++ b/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/usage.rst
>>
>> TBD...
>
> What did you mean by this comment?

I plan to review usage.rst soon... (To Be Done :)

--
~Randy

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