On Fri, Jul 19, 2019 at 07:30:10PM +0300, Andrey Shinkevich wrote:
> In the current implementation of the QEMU bash iotests, only qemu-io
> processes may be run under the Valgrind, which is a useful tool for
> finding memory usage issues. Let's allow the common.rc bash script
> runing all the QEMU processes, such as qemu-kvm, qemu-img, qemu-ndb
> and qemu-vxhs, under the Valgrind tool.
>

FIY, this looks very similar (in purpose) to:

   https://avocado-framework.readthedocs.io/en/71.0/WrapProcess.html

And in fact Valgrind was one of the original motivations:

   
https://github.com/avocado-framework/avocado/blob/master/examples/wrappers/valgrind.sh

Maybe this can be helpful for the Python based iotests.

- Cleber.

> v5:
>   01: The patch "block/nbd: NBDReply is used being uninitialized" was detached
>       and taken into account in the patch "nbd: Initialize reply on failure"
>       by Eric Blake.
> 
> v4:
>   01: The patch "iotests: Set read-zeroes on in null block driver for 
> Valgrind"
>       was extended with new cases and issued as a separate series.
>   02: The new patch "block/nbd: NBDReply is used being uninitialized" was
>       added to resolve the failure of the iotest 083 run under Valgrind.
> 
> v3:
>   01: The new function _casenotrun() was added to the common.rc bash
>       script to notify the user of test cases dropped for some reason.
>       Suggested by Kevin.
>       Particularly, the notification about the nonexistent TMPDIR in
>       the test 051 was added (noticed by Vladimir).
>   02: The timeout in some test cases was extended for Valgrind because
>       it differs when running on the ramdisk.
>   03: Due to the common.nbd script has been changed with the commit
>       b28f582c, the patch "iotests: amend QEMU NBD process synchronization"
>       is actual no more. Note that QEMU_NBD is launched in the bash nested
>       shell in the _qemu_nbd_wrapper() as it was before in common.rc.
>   04: The patch "iotests: new file to suppress Valgrind errors" was dropped
>       due to my superficial understanding of the work of the function
>       blk_pread_unthrottled(). Special thanks to Kevin who shed the light
>       on the null block driver involved. Now, the parameter 'read-zeroes=on'
>       is passed to the null block driver to initialize the buffer in the
>       function guess_disk_lchs() that the Valgrind was complaining to.
> 
> v2:
>   01: The patch 2/7 of v1 was merged into the patch 1/7, suggested by Daniel.
>   02: Another patch 7/7 was added to introduce the Valgrind error suppression
>       file into the QEMU project.
>   Discussed in the email thread with the message ID:
>   <1560276131-683243-1-git-send-email-andrey.shinkev...@virtuozzo.com>
> 
> Andrey Shinkevich (6):
>   iotests: allow Valgrind checking all QEMU processes
>   iotests: exclude killed processes from running under  Valgrind
>   iotests: Add casenotrun report to bash tests
>   iotests: Valgrind fails with nonexistent directory
>   iotests: extended timeout under Valgrind
>   iotests: extend sleeping time under Valgrind
> 
>  tests/qemu-iotests/028       |  6 +++-
>  tests/qemu-iotests/039       |  5 +++
>  tests/qemu-iotests/039.out   | 30 +++--------------
>  tests/qemu-iotests/051       |  4 +++
>  tests/qemu-iotests/061       |  2 ++
>  tests/qemu-iotests/061.out   | 12 ++-----
>  tests/qemu-iotests/137       |  1 +
>  tests/qemu-iotests/137.out   |  6 +---
>  tests/qemu-iotests/183       |  9 +++++-
>  tests/qemu-iotests/192       |  6 +++-
>  tests/qemu-iotests/247       |  6 +++-
>  tests/qemu-iotests/common.rc | 76 
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----------
>  12 files changed, 101 insertions(+), 62 deletions(-)
> 
> -- 
> 1.8.3.1
> 
> 

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