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Date:   Tue, 05 May 2020 14:04:15 -0700
From:   John Fastabend <>
To:     John Fastabend <>,,,
Subject: RE: [bpf-next PATCH 00/10] bpf: selftests, test_sockmap improvements

John Fastabend wrote:
> Update test_sockmap to add ktls tests and in the process make output
> easier to understand and reduce overall runtime significantly. Before
> this series test_sockmap did a poor job of tracking sent bytes causing
> the recv thread to wait for a timeout even though all expected bytes
> had been received. Doing this many times causes significant delays.
> Further, we did many redundant tests because the send/recv test we used
> was not specific to the parameters we were testing. For example testing
> a failure case that always fails many times with different send sizes
> is mostly useless. If the test condition catches 10B in the kernel code
> testing 100B, 1kB, 4kB, and so on is just noise.
> The main motivation for this is to add ktls tests, the last patch. Until
> now I have been running these locally but we haven't had them checked in
> to selftests. And finally I'm hoping to get these pushed into the libbpf
> test infrastructure so we can get more testing. For that to work we need
> ability to white and blacklist tests based on kernel features so we add
> that here as well.

I forgot to note this series needs to be merged after the series here,

Otherwise we may hit the error from that series in selftests. It should
be no problem to let the series sit on the list for a few days while
the above series gets into bpf-next but if you would prefer I can resubmit


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