kselftest framework runs as build time or run time tests ?

Victor Rodriguez vm.rod25 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 21:11:08 EDT 2015

On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 8:04 PM, Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 07:34:42PM -0500, Victor Rodriguez wrote:
> > HI team
> >
> > Quick question , does kselftest:
> >
> > https://kselftest.wiki.kernel.org/
> >
> > Run on build time or run time ? I wonder because we want to implement it as
> > part of our releases process ( which run on koji ) and honestly I don't want to
> > run the tests against the kernel of the server , but on the kernel that we are
> > building :)
> >
> > I ran it from the top directory of the kernel and as far as I can see is
> > running on build time , just wanted to double check with you
> You run the scripts when you "build" them, but you are running the tests
> on the kernel that is currently running on the system.  There are
> patches outstanding to run the tests on a remote system, making
> build/test cycles easier, but I don't they are all fully merged yet.
> Hope this helps,
> greg k-h

Thanks a lot Greg . .yea it helps a lot . I will bot a micro vm with
the kernel under test and run the test inside . I was looking for
build time test for Kernel. Arjan told me is not usual now I can
realize he is right :)

Thanks a lot


Victor Rodriguez
Clear Linux OS developer

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