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Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2018 12:27:14 -0800
From: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>
To: Philippe Ombredanne <pombredanne@...b.com>,
 Igor Stoppa <igor.stoppa@...wei.com>
Cc: Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org>, Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>,
 Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, mhocko@...nel.org, labbott@...hat.com,
 jglisse@...hat.com, Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>, cl@...ux.com,
 linux-security-module@...r.kernel.org, linux-mm@...ck.org,
 LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/6] genalloc: selftest

On 02/11/18 12:22, Philippe Ombredanne wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 11, 2018 at 4:19 AM, Igor Stoppa <igor.stoppa@...wei.com> wrote:
>> Introduce a set of macros for writing concise test cases for genalloc.
>>
>> The test cases are meant to provide regression testing, when working on
>> new functionality for genalloc.
>>
>> Primarily they are meant to confirm that the various allocation strategy
>> will continue to work as expected.
>>
>> The execution of the self testing is controlled through a Kconfig option.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Igor Stoppa <igor.stoppa@...wei.com>
> 
> <snip>
> 
>> --- /dev/null
>> +++ b/include/linux/genalloc-selftest.h
>> @@ -0,0 +1,26 @@
>> +/* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> 
> nit... For a comment in .h this line should be instead its own comment
> as the first line:
>> +/* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0 */

Why are we treating header files (.h) differently than .c files?
Either one can use the C++ "//" comment syntax.

> <snip>
> 
>> --- /dev/null
>> +++ b/lib/genalloc-selftest.c
>> @@ -0,0 +1,400 @@
>> +/* SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> 
> And for a comment in .c this line should use C++ style as the first line:
> 
>> +// SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
> 
> Please check the docs for this (I know this can feel surprising but
> this has been debated at great length on list)
> 
> Thank you!
> 


-- 
~Randy

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