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Re: [PATCH v4] xfstests: add a new test case for ext4 indirect-based fil

To: Zheng Liu <gnehzuil.liu@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4] xfstests: add a new test case for ext4 indirect-based file
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 13 May 2013 10:44:39 +1000
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, Zheng Liu <wenqing.lz@xxxxxxxxxx>, Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Rich Johnston <rjohnston@xxxxxxx>
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On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 07:34:24PM +0800, Zheng Liu wrote:
> From: Zheng Liu <wenqing.lz@xxxxxxxxxx>
> After applied this commit (864688d3), xfstests #255 will not test a
> file system that cannot support fallocate(2), such as a indirect-based
> file in ext4.  So we need to add a new generic test case to test it.
> The difference between #255 and this test case is only to use pwrite to
> allocate blocks.  Other filesystems should survive in this test case.
> In the mean time, a new argument '-u' is added into _test_generic_punch
> not to run unwritten tests.
> Meanwhile this commit fixes a minor problem in #255 that testfile should
> use $seq.$$ as testfile.
> Signed-off-by: Zheng Liu <wenqing.lz@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Rich Johnston <rjohnston@xxxxxxx>

This will need to be rebased on top of Eric's patch that removes the
need to pass -F to xfs_io for non-xfs filesystems....

> --- a/tests/generic/group
> +++ b/tests/generic/group
> @@ -114,3 +114,4 @@
>  309 auto quick
>  310 auto
>  311 auto metadata log
> +314 auto quick prealloc

Why would you add it to the prealloc group? The whole point of the
test is that it doesn't use prealloc, right?


Dave Chinner

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