Commit 3c415707 authored by Tim Bird's avatar Tim Bird Committed by Jonathan Corbet

kselftest: Move the docs to the Documentation dir

Also, adjust the formatting a bit, and expand the section about using
TARGETS= on the make command line.
Signed-off-by: default avatarTim Bird <tim.bird@sonymobile.com>
Acked-by: default avatarShuah Khan <shuahkh@osg.samsung.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
parent 21228a18
......@@ -15,37 +15,45 @@ Running the selftests (hotplug tests are run in limited mode)
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To build the tests:
$ make -C tools/testing/selftests
To run the tests:
$ make -C tools/testing/selftests run_tests
To build and run the tests with a single command, use:
$ make kselftest
- note that some tests will require root privileges.
To run only tests targeted for a single subsystem: (including
hotplug targets in limited mode)
$ make -C tools/testing/selftests TARGETS=cpu-hotplug run_tests
Running a subset of selftests
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You can use the "TARGETS" variable on the make command line to specify
single test to run, or a list of tests to run.
To run only tests targeted for a single subsystem:
$ make -C tools/testing/selftests TARGETS=ptrace run_tests
You can specify multiple tests to build and run:
$ make TARGETS="size timers" kselftest
See the top-level tools/testing/selftests/Makefile for the list of all
possible targets.
See the top-level tools/testing/selftests/Makefile for the list of all possible
targets.
Running the full range hotplug selftests
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To build the tests:
To build the hotplug tests:
$ make -C tools/testing/selftests hotplug
To run the tests:
To run the hotplug tests:
$ make -C tools/testing/selftests run_hotplug
- note that some tests will require root privileges.
Contributing new tests
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