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Date:   Wed, 15 May 2019 20:36:49 -0400
From:   Sasha Levin <>
To:     shuah <>
Cc:     Dhaval Giani <>,
        Sasha Levin <>,
        Kevin Hilman <>,
        Tim Bird <>,
        LKML <>,
        Brendan Higgins <>,
        Steven Rostedt <>,
        "Carpenter,Dan" <>,,,
        Dmitry Vyukov <>,
Subject: Re: Linux Testing Microconference at LPC

On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 04:44:19PM -0600, shuah wrote:
>Hi Sasha and Dhaval,
>On 4/11/19 11:37 AM, Dhaval Giani wrote:
>>Hi Folks,
>>This is a call for participation for the Linux Testing microconference
>>at LPC this year.
>>For those who were at LPC last year, as the closing panel mentioned,
>>testing is probably the next big push needed to improve quality. From
>>getting more selftests in, to regression testing to ensure we don't
>>break realtime as more of PREEMPT_RT comes in, to more stable distros,
>>we need more testing around the kernel.
>>We have talked about different efforts around testing, such as fuzzing
>>(using syzkaller and trinity), automating fuzzing with syzbot, 0day
>>testing, test frameworks such as ktests, smatch to find bugs in the
>>past. We want to push this discussion further this year and are
>>interested in hearing from you what you want to talk about, and where
>>kernel testing needs to go next.
>>Please let us know what topics you believe should be a part of the
>>micro conference this year.
>>Sasha and Dhaval
>A talk on KUnit from Brendan Higgins will be good addition to this
>Micro-conference. I am cc'ing Brendan on this thread.
>Please consider adding it.

FWIW, the topic of unit tests is already on the schedule. There seems to
be two different sub-topics here (kunit vs KTF) so there's a good
discussion to be had here on many levels.


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