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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] Kselftest update for Linux 5.4-rc1
On 9/20/19 9:17 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 17, 2019 at 12:26 PM Shuah Khan <> wrote:
>> This Kselftest update for Linux 5.4-rc1 consists of several fixes to
>> existing tests and adds KUnit, a lightweight unit testing and mocking
>> framework for the Linux kernel from Brendan Higgins.
> So I pulled this, but then I almost immediately unpulled it.
> My reason for doing that may be odd, but it's because of the top-level
> 'kunit' directory. This shouldn't be on the top level.
> The reason I react so strongly is that it actually breaks my finger
> memory. I don't type out filenames - I auto-compete them. So "kernel/"
> is "k<tab>", "drivers/" is "d<tab>" etc.
> It already doesn't work for everything ("mm/" is actually "mm<tab>"
> not because we have files in the git tree, but because the build
> creates various "module" files), but this breaks a common pattern for
> me.
>> In the future KUnit will be linked to Kselftest framework to provide
>> a way to trigger KUnit tests from user-space.
> Can the kernel parts please move to lib/kunit/ or something like that?

Please also move the top-level Kconfig menu item "KUnit support" to
somewhere that is not top-level. Maybe also in the lib/ menu. Maybe
in lib/Kconfig.debug.


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