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Date:	Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:13:08 -0600
From:	Shuah Khan <shuah.kh@...sung.com>
To:	Sam Ravnborg <sam@...nborg.org>
Cc:	mmarek@...e.cz, gregkh@...uxfoundation.org,
	linux-kbuild@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kbuild: devtest - new make target for build all and run
 tests

On 07/18/2014 05:29 PM, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 02:44:34PM -0600, Shuah Khan wrote:
>> Add a new devtest make target to enable developer testing. This
>> new target does full build (make all) and then runs selftests.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Shuah Khan <shuah.kh@...sung.com>
>> ---
>>   Makefile | 11 +++++++++++
>>   1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
>> index f3c543d..1ef3128 100644
>> --- a/Makefile
>> +++ b/Makefile
>> @@ -1034,6 +1034,14 @@ headers_check: headers_install
>>   	$(Q)$(MAKE) $(hdr-inst)=arch/$(hdr-arch)/include/uapi/asm $(hdr-dst) HDRCHECK=1
>>
>>   # ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> +# Kernel devtest
>> +
>> +PHONY += devtest
>> +devtest:
>> +	make all
>> +	make -C tools/testing/selftests run_tests
>
> The name "devtest" does not give any hints that we are actually
> running the suite of selftest programs.
>
> Is it so because the plan is to extend devtest to cover more than just selftest?
> If not please fix it so it is logical for the user what happens - in other
> words name is selftest or something like that.
>

Yes the intent is to cover more than just selftests in the future.
That is why the target is called devtest.

-- Shuah


-- 
Shuah Khan
Senior Linux Kernel Developer - Open Source Group
Samsung Research America(Silicon Valley)
shuah.kh@...sung.com | (970) 672-0658
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