[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/2] meson: add tests app to build

Bruce Richardson bruce.richardson at intel.com
Wed Dec 20 13:20:01 CET 2017

On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 11:16:32AM +0000, Harry van Haaren wrote:
> This patch enables the test/test app to be built. It also adds
> the test binary to be a meson-test, which allows the meson test
> infrastructure to be used to run tests.
> Tests are listed using the same test binary, however each test
> sets a different DPDK_TEST environment variable. The string contents
> of this DPDK_TEST env var is entered in the command line interface.
> As such, the familiar test names such as "ring_perf_autotest" etc
> are valid tests to run using this meson test infrastructure.
> Note that the tests are run serially, given that we cannot run
> multiple primary processes at a time. As each test must initialize
> EAL this takes some time depending on the number of hugepages.
> In future, we could improve this to run multiple tests from one
> EAL init, but it is out of scope for this patchset.
> Finally, an option to build the tests is added to the meson build
> options. When disabled, the unit test code in test/test is not
> compiled. The default is set to 'true'. To disable, run:
> $ meson configure -Dtests=false
> Signed-off-by: Harry van Haaren <harry.van.haaren at intel.com>
> ---
> v2:
> - Updated for SPDX license headers (Bruce)

Acked-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson at intel.com>

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