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Date:	Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:35:54 -0700
From:	Shuah Khan <shuahkh@....samsung.com>
To:	Michael Ellerman <mpe@...erman.id.au>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/6] selftests: Add install target

On 01/18/2015 05:35 PM, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> On Fri, 2015-01-16 at 10:46 -0700, Shuah Khan wrote:
>> On 01/09/2015 02:06 AM, Michael Ellerman wrote:
>>> This adds make install support to selftests. The basic usage is:
>>>
>>> $ cd tools/testing/selftests
>>> $ make install
>>>
>>> That installs into tools/testing/selftests/install, which can then be
>>> copied where ever necessary.
>>>
>>> The install destination is also configurable using eg:
>>>
>>> $ INSTALL_PATH=/mnt/selftests make install
>>
>> Please see my response to [PATCH 4/6] kbuild: add a new
>> kselftest_install make target to install selftests
>>
>> These are addressed by the current approach to use existing
>> INSTALL_MOD_PATH.
> 
> No that's a separate issue.
> 
> This patch adds install support for tools/testing/selftests, *completely
> separate* from the kbuild infrastructure. 
> 

What's the use-case for this feature? I don't see why we need multiple
ways to do the install?

thanks,
-- Shuah


-- 
Shuah Khan
Sr. Linux Kernel Developer
Open Source Innovation Group
Samsung Research America (Silicon Valley)
shuahkh@....samsung.com | (970) 217-8978
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