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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 2/2] lib: make a test module with set/clear bit
On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 03:17:47PM -0700, Jesse Brandeburg wrote:
> Test some bit clears/sets to make sure assembly doesn't change, and
> that the set_bit and clear_bit functions work and don't cause sparse
> warnings.
> Instruct Kbuild to build this file with extra warning level -Wextra,
> to catch new issues, and also doesn't hurt to build with C=1.
> This was used to test changes to arch/x86/include/asm/bitops.h.
> In particular, sparse (C=1) was very concerned when the last bit
> before a natural boundary, like 7, or 31, was being tested, as this
> causes sign extension (0xffffff7f) for instance when clearing bit 7.
> Recommended usage:
> make defconfig
> scripts/config -m CONFIG_TEST_BITOPS
> make modules_prepare
> make C=1 W=1 lib/test_bitops.ko
> objdump -S -d lib/test_bitops.ko
> insmod lib/test_bitops.ko
> rmmod lib/test_bitops.ko
> <check dmesg>, there should be no compiler/sparse warnings and no
> error messages in log.

Seems this didn't make the kernel. Perhaps you need to send it to Andrew Morton.

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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