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authorDaniel Borkmann <dborkman@redhat.com>2014-05-23 18:43:59 +0200
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2014-05-23 16:48:05 -0400
commit04caa489301c5e01ac4e5d1c13abcecb2041300b (patch)
treeaa82a3fa65f99a44bf97bf78776c6a904c1a73dd /Documentation/networking/filter.txt
parentnet: filter: let unattached filters use sock_fprog_kern (diff)
net: filter: doc: add section for BPF test suite
Mention the recently added test suite in the documentation file. Signed-off-by: Daniel Borkmann <dborkman@redhat.com> Acked-by: Alexei Starovoitov <ast@plumgrid.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
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@@ -833,6 +833,20 @@ loops and other CFG validation; second step starts from the first insn and
descends all possible paths. It simulates execution of every insn and observes
the state change of registers and stack.
+Next to the BPF toolchain, the kernel also ships a test module that contains
+various test cases for classic and internal BPF that can be executed against
+the BPF interpreter and JIT compiler. It can be found in lib/test_bpf.c and
+enabled via Kconfig:
+After the module has been built and installed, the test suite can be executed
+via insmod or modprobe against 'test_bpf' module. Results of the test cases
+including timings in nsec can be found in the kernel log (dmesg).