[LTP] [PATCH v3] syscalls/fanotify10: new test for mount ignore mask

Amir Goldstein amir73il@gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 17:09:45 CET 2018

On Fri, Nov 2, 2018 at 5:59 PM Cyril Hrubis <chrubis@suse.cz> wrote:
> Hi!
> > FYI, I pushed an independent clean branch to:
> > https://github.com/amir73il/ltp/commits/fanotify_cleanup
> Should I pull them from there or will you send it to the ML?

You can pull it - it's just minor SPDX and indentation fixes
noise for the ML.

> > You may want to start herding those cleanup patches,
> > because I have more patches based on top of them to test new fanotify
> > functionality that was just merged to master:
> > https://github.com/amir73il/ltp/commits/fanotify_tid
> Ok.
> > BTW, what is the policy w.r.t tests of new API?
> > Would you like me to post those tests only after a point release? (i.e. 4.20)
> > or is posting the tests during early -rc preferred so new API can get test
> > wider test coverage (on different systems) before the point release?
> We usually wait for the changes to hit a point release since the API is
> set into stone at that point. But given that LTP is supposedly being
> used to test the linux-next tree as well, we may reconsider that in the
> future. If the test is correctly skipped on older kernels I wouldn't
> mind including it earlier.

OK. I'll wait till ~rc3 to see nobody is surprised from the discovery of the
new API and will post the new tests.

Yes, they do get skipped correctly on older kernels with
correct TCONF message.


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