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Re: [PATCH] powerpc: fix sysconf support for cache geometries

Adhemerval Zanella <> writes:

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> On 16/06/2017 09:00, Paul Clarke wrote:
>> On 06/15/2017 03:55 PM, Adhemerval Zanella wrote:
>>> On 15/06/2017 17:45, Paul Clarke wrote:
>>>> Commit cdfbe5037f2f67bf5f560b73732b69d0fabe2314 added sysconf support
>>>> for cache geometries on powerpc, but mishandled errno.  For valid input
>>>> parameters, sysconf() should not set errno.
>>> Do we have a testcase for it? If not I think we should add it.
>> We don't.  There are three obvious test cases for sysconf:
>> - ./nptl/tst-sysconf.c: ignores errno
>> - ./posix/tst-sysconf.c:  ignores errno
>> - ./sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/powerpc/tst-sysconf.c
>>   Ironically (given the need for the subject patch), this correctly tests for errno changes but only for the _SC_LEVEL*, and only for powerpc.
> I think you might have a staged change in your repo, I do not see
> the powerpc specific one in master.  In any case, I think it worth
> to add some errno testing on nptl and posix tests (maybe even
> incorporate nptl on posix) and add powerpc one (be aware to avoid
> add a testcase with same name in same folder, as this powerpc seems
> to be doing).

I guess Paul meant to say
sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/powerpc/test-powerpc-linux-sysconf.c, which is the
new name of the test after solving the name clash issue.  ;-)

Tulio Magno

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