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CVS commit: src/tests/net/icmp
Module Name: src
Committed By: pooka
Date: Sun Jul 4 19:30:59 UTC 2010
src/tests/net/icmp: Atffile Makefile t_forward.c
Add test case for PR kern/43548
Due to the nature of the feature under test, this one is a little
different, so let me explain how it works.
The test program forks and bootstraps a rump kernel in both processes.
It then configures shared memory interfaces in both. shmif is nice
in that it uses a mmaped file as the bus and does not require root
privileges for communication between two (or more) processes. The
child process then proceeds to increase icmp.returndatabytes as
indicated by the PR, while the parent process sets the global TTL
of the rump kernel to 1 (note: both values only affect the respective
rump kernels, not each other or more importantly the host kernel).
The parent then sends the bad packet which is supposed to be routed
by the child. If ip_icmp.c was too old, *boom* + fail; otherwise
nothing bad happens and the test exists with success after one
Eventually this test can be extended into a framework for automated
testing of any networking code which requires (arbitrarily complex)
To generate a diff of this commit:
cvs rdiff -u -r0 -r1.1 src/tests/net/icmp/Atffile src/tests/net/icmp/Makefile \
Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
copyright notices on the relevant files.
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