Re: [PATCH] Documentation: Add a simple doc for selftests

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Feb 12 2013 - 18:57:03 EST

On Fri, 08 Feb 2013 18:02:44 +0800
Jeremy Kerr <jk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 08/02/13 07:13, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > The general ruleset for selftests is: do as much as you can if you're not
> > root and don't take too long and don't break the build on any
> > architecture and don't cause the top-level "make run_tests" to fail if
> > your feature is unconfigured.
> This change adds a little documentation to the tests under
> tools/testing/selftests/, based on akpm's explanation.

Looks nice, thanks ;)

I'm thinking we move it from Documentation/selftests.txt to
tools/testing/selftests/README.txt, where people are more likely to
notice it?

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