[LTP] [PATCH v2 1/3] syscalls/tgkill01: add new test

Sumit Garg sumit.garg@linaro.org
Fri Mar 15 15:01:16 CET 2019

On Fri, 15 Mar 2019 at 15:48, Cyril Hrubis <chrubis@suse.cz> wrote:
> Hi!
> > Wouldn't this loop be more appropriate in
> > "tst_safe_checkpoint_wait()"? As at later stage we may have tests that
> > depends on checkpoints being interrupted by signals and could directly
> > use "tst_checkpoint_wait()".
> The tst_checkpoint_wait() has a single use in the source tree and that
> is testcases/lib/tst_checkpoint.c which is binary wrapper around
> checkpoints so that we can use them in shell scripts as well, which is
> pretty cool btw. And I think that we should retry on EINTR there as
> well.

Ah, I see.

> Also there does not seem to be test relying on checkpoints being
> interrupted by signals and I would like to avoid this pattern ideally as
> asynchronous events such as signals interrupting functions is something
> rather counter intuitive.

Ok got it. Should I pick up this change as separate patch in this
patch-set or would you like to commit it and then I would update
patch-set to use these checkpoints?


> --
> Cyril Hrubis
> chrubis@suse.cz

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