APPLIED/Cmnt: [SRU][J][PATCH 0/1] ioam6.sh selftests fails with 5.15 kernels in Focal

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Fri Aug 5 13:54:39 UTC 2022


On 02.08.22 18:59, Kleber Sacilotto de Souza wrote:
> BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1982930
> 
> [Impact]
> Testcase ubuntu_kernel_selftests.net:ioam6.sh fails in Focal with the 5.15
> kernels with the following errors:
> 
> 17:19:35 DEBUG| [stdout] make: Entering directory '/tmp/autopkgtest.WSxPqj/build.GQs/src/autotest/cl
> ient/tmp/ubuntu_kernel_selftests/src/linux/tools/testing/selftests/net'
> 17:19:35 DEBUG| [stdout] make --no-builtin-rules ARCH=x86 -C ../../../.. headers_install
> 17:19:35 DEBUG| [stdout] make[1]: Entering directory '/tmp/autopkgtest.WSxPqj/build.GQs/src/autotest/client/tmp/ubuntu_kernel_selftests/src/linux'
> 17:19:35 DEBUG| [stdout] INSTALL ./usr/include
> 17:19:35 DEBUG| [stdout] make[1]: Leaving directory '/tmp/autopkgtest.WSxPqj/build.GQs/src/autotest/client/tmp/ubuntu_kernel_selftests/src/linux'
> 17:19:35 DEBUG| [stdout] TAP version 13
> 17:19:35 DEBUG| [stdout] 1..1
> 17:19:35 DEBUG| [stdout] # selftests: net: ioam6.sh
> 17:19:35 DEBUG| [stdout] # SKIP: iproute2 too old, missing ioam command
> 17:19:35 DEBUG| [stdout] not ok 1 selftests: net: ioam6.sh # exit=1
> 
> This is caused by an older version of iproute2 in Focal. The package has been
> updated in Jammy via bug 1951390 and the bug report says it should be updated in
> Focal as well. Even if the package is eventually updated, the testcase shouldn't
> throw a fatal error in this case and really return "SKIP" as the log message
> says.
> 
> [Fix]
> The proper fix would be to make tools/testing/selftests/net/ioam6.sh return the
> Kselftest framework proper skip code instead of failing.
> 
> [Testcase]
> Run the selftest script in Focal with a 5.15 kernel.
> 
> [Where problems could occur]
> If the skip code is added to places where it shouldn't be added it could
> introduce false positives and not fail where it should.
> 
> 
> Kleber Sacilotto de Souza (1):
>    selftests: net: fix IOAM test skip return code
> 
>   tools/testing/selftests/net/ioam6.sh | 12 +++++++-----
>   1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> 

Applied to jammy:linux/master-next dropping net-next as its upstream now with 
same SHA1. Thanks.

-Stefan
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