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SubjectRe: [RFC 03/19] ktf: Introduce a generic netlink protocol for test result communication
On Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 08:09:18AM +0200, Knut Omang wrote:
> The generic netlink protocol used to communicate between
> kernel and user space about tests and test results, as well as some
> means for configuring tests within the kernel.
> Unlike other kernel side test code in the kernel, ktf does not print
> anything from inside the kernel (except for optional debugging
> features to help "internal" debugging of ktf or ktf tests).
> Instead all test results are communicated back to the user space
> frontend, which decides how to do the reporting.

So why netlink? Why not just a file interface?



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