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Re: [Qemu-devel] [ANNOUNCE] qemu-test: a set of tests scripts for QEMU

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [ANNOUNCE] qemu-test: a set of tests scripts for QEMU
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2011 17:36:20 +0000

On 29 December 2011 17:26, Avi Kivity <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 12/29/2011 07:22 PM, Peter Maydell wrote:
>> I think for devices what would be particularly useful would be
>> if you can write a (simple) test for something at the register
>> level, which generates an image which you can run on the real
>> hardware as well as on QEMU. Then you can confirm that your test
>> case is correct. Otherwise the tests are just going to bake in the
>> same assumptions/misconceptions about what the hardware does as
>> the QEMU model.
> That is exactly qtest.

Am I missing something? I looked at the qtest patches and they seem
to work by just prodding the device through qemu function calls,
not by running a guest CPU binary that prods the device.

-- PMM

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