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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/9] Add tests for memblock allocation functions
Hi Karolina,

On Mon, Feb 28, 2022 at 03:46:42PM +0100, Karolina Drobnik wrote:
> Patches are on top of memblock/for-next.
>
> This series adds test coverage for memblock allocation functions that return
> virtual addresses:
> * memblock_alloc
> * memblock_alloc_try_nid
> * memblock_alloc_from
>
> These tests are a part of memblock simulator, a user space test suite that uses
> the actual memblock code[1]. All the tests are run as one, monolithic test, that
> exercises both basic operations and allocation functions of memblock.
>
> To simplify implementation of the memory allocation tests, reset_memblock() was
> split into two functions - reset_memblock_attributes() and
> reset_memblock_regions(). The former sets default values for region array names,
> allocation direction flag (bottom_up) and current memory limit. The latter only
> resets region arrays and corresponding counters.
>
> In addition to these, the patch set introduces a data structure that simulates
> physical memory, test_memory. It is a simple wrapper around a pointer to the
> memory block allocated via malloc(), which is added to memblock as available
> memory. This is required because the tested functions interact with the memory
> before allocating it.
>
> Patchset structure:
> * Patch 1 splits reset_memblock() into two functions -
> reset_memblock_regions() and reset_memblock_attributes(), and updates
> basic API tests to use the new definitions
> * Patch 2 adds test_memory struct and functions to add (or release) dummy
> physical memory
> * Patches 3 - 8 add test cases for memblock_alloc, memblock_alloc_try_nid and
> memblock_alloc_from for both allocation directions (default top down and
> bottom up)
> * Patch 9 adds README and TODO files

Except for few minor comments about README and TODO these patches look good
to me.

The only think that I'd really like is to wrap the lines longer that 80
characters.

(scripts/checkpatch.pl --max-line-length=80 can help with that)

> [1] https://lore.kernel.org/linux-mm/cover.1643796665.git.karolinadrobnik@gmail.com/
>
> Karolina Drobnik (9):
> memblock tests: Split up reset_memblock function
> memblock tests: Add simulation of physical memory
> memblock tests: Add memblock_alloc tests for top down
> memblock tests: Add memblock_alloc tests for bottom up
> memblock tests: Add memblock_alloc_from tests for top down
> memblock tests: Add memblock_alloc_from tests for bottom up
> memblock tests: Add memblock_alloc_try_nid tests for top down
> memblock tests: Add memblock_alloc_try_nid tests for bottom up
> memblock tests: Add TODO and README files
>
> tools/testing/memblock/Makefile | 3 +-
> tools/testing/memblock/README | 114 ++
> tools/testing/memblock/TODO | 28 +
> tools/testing/memblock/main.c | 7 +
> tools/testing/memblock/tests/alloc_api.c | 742 +++++++++++
> tools/testing/memblock/tests/alloc_api.h | 9 +
> .../memblock/tests/alloc_helpers_api.c | 393 ++++++
> .../memblock/tests/alloc_helpers_api.h | 9 +
> tools/testing/memblock/tests/alloc_nid_api.c | 1167 +++++++++++++++++
> tools/testing/memblock/tests/alloc_nid_api.h | 9 +
> tools/testing/memblock/tests/basic_api.c | 49 +-
> tools/testing/memblock/tests/basic_api.h | 1 -
> tools/testing/memblock/tests/common.c | 33 +-
> tools/testing/memblock/tests/common.h | 21 +-
> 14 files changed, 2550 insertions(+), 35 deletions(-)
> create mode 100644 tools/testing/memblock/README
> create mode 100644 tools/testing/memblock/TODO
> create mode 100644 tools/testing/memblock/tests/alloc_api.c
> create mode 100644 tools/testing/memblock/tests/alloc_api.h
> create mode 100644 tools/testing/memblock/tests/alloc_helpers_api.c
> create mode 100644 tools/testing/memblock/tests/alloc_helpers_api.h
> create mode 100644 tools/testing/memblock/tests/alloc_nid_api.c
> create mode 100644 tools/testing/memblock/tests/alloc_nid_api.h
>
>
> base-commit: f30b002ccfee8c60c8feb590e145c0b5e8fa4c67
> --
> 2.30.2
>

--
Sincerely yours,
Mike.

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