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[kunit,3/3] kunit: update documentation to describe debugfs representation

Message ID 1579790840-27009-4-git-send-email-alan.maguire@oracle.com (mailing list archive)
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Series kunit: add debugfs representation to show results/run tests | expand

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Alan Maguire Jan. 23, 2020, 2:47 p.m. UTC
Documentation should describe debugfs layout and semantics.

Signed-off-by: Alan Maguire <alan.maguire@oracle.com>
 Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/usage.rst | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
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diff --git a/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/usage.rst b/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/usage.rst
index 7cd56a1..b1ebf9f 100644
--- a/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/usage.rst
+++ b/Documentation/dev-tools/kunit/usage.rst
@@ -590,3 +590,23 @@  able to run one test case per invocation.
 .. TODO(brendanhiggins@google.com): Add an actual example of an architecture
    dependent KUnit test.
+KUnit debugfs representation
+When kunit test suites are initialized, they create an associated directory
+in /sys/kernel/debug/kunit/<test-suite>.  The directory contains two files
+- results: "cat results" displays results of last test run
+- run: "cat run" runs the test suite and displays the results
+Thus to re-run all currently loaded suites and display results, we can do this:
+$ cat /sys/kernel/debug/kunit/*/run
+The debugfs representation is primarily of use when kunit test suites are
+run in a native environment, either as modules or builtin.  Having a way
+to display results like this is valuable as otherwise results can be
+intermixed with other events in dmesg output.