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From: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
To: Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net>
Cc: Aaron Conole <aconole@redhat.com>,
	Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>, dev <dev@dpdk.org>,
	 "Burakov, Anatoly" <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] test: make hugepage check more robust under Linux
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 13:33:50 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJFAV8yPB2LjnRdy+O7Zye1LWyCFB2aX8NzPgSMHNS72mM344g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <5237468.PbloVLfHjj@thomas>

On Fri, Apr 9, 2021 at 5:33 PM Thomas Monjalon <thomas@monjalon.net> wrote:
> > > This seems to me like the test binary itself should be checking the
> > > presence of hugepages, and reporting skips if necessary. It's not just when
> > > run through ninja that this functionality would be useful.
> >
> > Either way, there needs to be a rework - if we do it in the test binary,
> > then the tests that require hugepages need to be worked so that they
> > correctly detect lack of hugepage support before starting.  If we keep
> > that knowledge in the meson system, then we need to change the way we
> > call the test binary script to support a more robust detection.
> >
> > I guess, I don't care too much which one is the one we choose.  My $.02
> > opinion is that we already have most of the logic and whatnot done in
> > the build system, so I'd prefer to do as small a change as possible
> > (leaving that logic in the meson system).  Then again, maybe it makes
> > more sense to just rip the bandaid off and move it all into the test
> > framework.
> >
> > WDYT?
>
> I think the test application should adapt to its environment.
> If no hugepage, then mark the tests requiring hugepages as skipped.
> For the other tests, we could use --in-memory.

There are tests that rely/test mp.
They would have to be identified and skipped if we want to go with --in-memory.


-- 
David Marchand


  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-12 11:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-17 14:44 Aaron Conole
2021-03-17 14:57 ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-06 12:33   ` Aaron Conole
2021-04-06 12:58     ` Bruce Richardson
2021-04-06 14:20       ` Aaron Conole
2021-04-06 14:50         ` Bruce Richardson
2021-04-09 15:06           ` Aaron Conole
2021-04-09 15:33             ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-04-12 11:33               ` David Marchand [this message]
2021-04-09 15:40             ` Bruce Richardson
2021-03-19 13:41 ` David Marchand
2021-03-19 14:34   ` Aaron Conole

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