[LTP] [PATCH v4] syscalls/statx04: use stx_attributes_mask before test

Richard Palethorpe rpalethorpe@suse.de
Mon Nov 15 11:21:30 CET 2021


Cyril Hrubis <chrubis@suse.cz> writes:

> Hi!
>> Note that even if you move setting the flags to the top. This will still
>> result in all unset flags becoming TCONF instead of TFAIL.
>> IMO statx is broken on older kernels except for ext4. It can be fixed by
>> backporting patches. One of the main use cases for LTP is to find
>> missing backports.
> That was my point as well.
> I guess that the last time I've proposed to create a separate test that
> just tests that these flags are set as expected for a all filesystems
> and that test would have the patches that fixed that as a tags set. That
> would make it clearer what is wrong and what should be backported.
> Once we have that test implemented we can change this test as this patch
> does.

Or perhaps we could pass a flag to this test to ignore kernel versions
which are known not to work?

Thank you,

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