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Date:   Wed, 6 May 2020 12:45:03 +0800
From:   David Gow <davidgow@...gle.com>
To:     Marco Elver <elver@...gle.com>
Cc:     "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...nel.org>,
        Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@...gle.com>,
        Alexander Potapenko <glider@...gle.com>,
        Andrey Konovalov <andreyknvl@...gle.com>,
        kasan-dev <kasan-dev@...glegroups.com>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        KUnit Development <kunit-dev@...glegroups.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] kcsan: Add test suite

On Wed, May 6, 2020 at 2:30 AM Marco Elver <elver@...gle.com> wrote:
>
> This adds KCSAN test focusing on behaviour of the integrated runtime.
> Tests various race scenarios, and verifies the reports generated to
> console. Makes use of KUnit for test organization, and the Torture
> framework for test thread control.
>
> Signed-off-by: Marco Elver <elver@...gle.com>

Thanks, this works much better on my setup: having an explicit error
for there not being enough CPUs is a lot better than hanging. It'd
still be nice to have these be "skipped" rather than "failed" at some
stage, but that's a nice-to-have for the future once we've implemented
such a thing in KUnit.

I'm still a little hesitant about non-deterministic tests in general —
even if they're only run when CONFIG_KCSAN is enabled, it's possible
that a future CI system could run under KCSAN and report false
breakages on unrelated patches. Given no such setup exists yet,
though, I think it's probably a problem for the future rather than a
blocker at the moment.

Regardless, I hit no unexpected issues in my testing, so,

Tested-by: David Gow <davidgow@...gle.com>

-- David

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