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Date:   Tue, 9 Jun 2020 14:25:05 -0600
From:   Shuah Khan <>
To:     Brendan Higgins <>,
        Alan Maguire <>
Cc:     David Gow <>,
        Patricia Alfonso <>,
        "open list:KERNEL SELFTEST FRAMEWORK" 
        KUnit Development <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        Shuah Khan <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 kunit-next 0/2] kunit: extend kunit resources API

On 6/5/20 3:20 PM, Brendan Higgins wrote:
> On Fri, May 29, 2020 at 2:46 PM Alan Maguire <> wrote:
>> A recent RFC patch set [1] suggests some additional functionality
>> may be needed around kunit resources.  It seems to require
>> 1. support for resources without allocation
>> 2. support for lookup of such resources
>> 3. support for access to resources across multiple kernel threads
>> The proposed changes here are designed to address these needs.
>> The idea is we first generalize the API to support adding
>> resources with static data; then from there we support named
>> resources.  The latter support is needed because if we are
>> in a different thread context and only have the "struct kunit *"
>> to work with, we need a way to identify a resource in lookup.
>> [1]
>> Changes since v3:
>> - removed unused "init" field from "struct kunit_resources" (Brendan)
> Shuah, it looks like you haven't sent a PR to Linus yet. Would you
> mind picking this up for 5.8?

Applied to linux-kselftest kunit branch for second update for
Linux 5.8-rc1

-- Shuah

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