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SubjectRe: [PATCH xfstests v3] overlay: Enable character device to be the base fs partition
On Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 9:29 AM Zhihao Cheng <chengzhihao1@huawei.com> wrote:
>
> When running overlay tests using character devices as base fs partitions,
> all overlay usecase results become 'notrun'. Function
> '_overay_config_override' (common/config) detects that the current base
> fs partition is not a block device and will set FSTYP to base fs. The
> overlay usecase will check the current FSTYP, and if it is not 'overlay'
> or 'generic', it will skip the execution.
>
> For example, using UBIFS as base fs skips all overlay usecases:
>
> FSTYP -- ubifs # FSTYP should be overridden as 'overlay'
> MKFS_OPTIONS -- /dev/ubi0_1 # Character device
> MOUNT_OPTIONS -- -t ubifs /dev/ubi0_1 /tmp/scratch
>
> overlay/001 [not run] not suitable for this filesystem type: ubifs
> overlay/002 [not run] not suitable for this filesystem type: ubifs
> overlay/003 [not run] not suitable for this filesystem type: ubifs
>
> When checking that the base fs partition is a block/character device,
> FSTYP is overwritten as 'overlay'. This patch allows the base fs
> partition to be a character device that can also execute overlay
> usecases (such as ubifs).
>
> Signed-off-by: Zhihao Cheng <chengzhihao1@huawei.com>
> Signed-off-by: Amir Goldstein <amir73il@gmail.com>

Looks fine.
Eryu, you may change this to Reviewed-by

> ---
> common/config | 6 +++---
> common/rc | 2 +-
> 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/common/config b/common/config
> index 4c86a49..4eda36c 100644
> --- a/common/config
> +++ b/common/config
> @@ -532,7 +532,7 @@ _canonicalize_mountpoint()
> # When SCRATCH/TEST_* vars are defined in evironment and not
> # in config file, this function is called after vars have already
> # been overriden in the previous test.
> -# In that case, TEST_DEV is a directory and not a blockdev and
> +# In that case, TEST_DEV is a directory and not a blockdev/chardev and
> # the function will return without overriding the SCRATCH/TEST_* vars.
> _overlay_config_override()
> {
> @@ -550,7 +550,7 @@ _overlay_config_override()
> # the new OVL_BASE_SCRATCH/TEST_DEV/MNT vars are set to the values
> # of the configured base fs and SCRATCH/TEST_DEV vars are set to the
> # overlayfs base and mount dirs inside base fs mount.
> - [ -b "$TEST_DEV" ] || return 0
> + [ -b "$TEST_DEV" ] || [ -c "$TEST_DEV" ] || return 0
>
> # Config file may specify base fs type, but we obay -overlay flag
> [ "$FSTYP" == overlay ] || export OVL_BASE_FSTYP="$FSTYP"
> @@ -570,7 +570,7 @@ _overlay_config_override()
> export TEST_DIR="$OVL_BASE_TEST_DIR/$OVL_MNT"
> export MOUNT_OPTIONS="$OVERLAY_MOUNT_OPTIONS"
>
> - [ -b "$SCRATCH_DEV" ] || return 0
> + [ -b "$SCRATCH_DEV" ] || [ -c "$SCRATCH_DEV" ] || return 0
>
> # Store original base fs vars
> export OVL_BASE_SCRATCH_DEV="$SCRATCH_DEV"
> diff --git a/common/rc b/common/rc
> index 66c7fd4..8d57c37 100644
> --- a/common/rc
> +++ b/common/rc
> @@ -3100,7 +3100,7 @@ _require_scratch_shutdown()
> # SCRATCH_DEV, in this case OVL_BASE_SCRATCH_DEV
> # will be null, so check OVL_BASE_SCRATCH_DEV before
> # running shutdown to avoid shutting down base fs accidently.
> - _notrun "$SCRATCH_DEV is not a block device"
> + _notrun "This test requires a valid $OVL_BASE_SCRATCH_DEV as ovl base fs"
> else
> src/godown -f $OVL_BASE_SCRATCH_MNT 2>&1 \
> || _notrun "Underlying filesystem does not support shutdown"
> --
> 2.7.4
>

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