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Re: coreutils-8.12.193-d8dc8: 2 tests skipped: failed to create ext2 fil
Re: coreutils-8.12.193-d8dc8: 2 tests skipped: failed to create ext2 file system
Wed, 07 Sep 2011 12:42:10 +0200
Jim Meyering wrote:
> Here are some minor changes I expect to merge into your commit.
> I'll post a complete patch for your ACK before I push it.
> (btw, your patch did not apply via "git am FILE"
> due to fuzz in the init.cfg patch, but I managed
> by applying with patch, pasting your log into ChangeLog
> and running vc-dwim --commit. However that failed
> due to a typo fixed via s/writeable/writable.)
> diff --git a/tests/init.cfg b/tests/init.cfg
> index bbd576c..4565907 100644
> --- a/tests/init.cfg
> +++ b/tests/init.cfg
> @@ -180,18 +180,17 @@ uid_is_privileged_()
> -# Some distributions do not add /sbin to PATH for non-root users.
> +# Some distributions do not include /sbin in the sudo-to-root PATH.
> # Test if mkfs is in PATH, otherwise try to adapt PATH.
> - which mkfs >/dev/null 2>&1 \
> - && return
> + type mkfs && return
> case ":$PATH:" in
> *:/sbin:*) skip_ "no usable mkfs found" ;;
> - [ -x /sbin/mkfs ] \
> + test -x /sbin/mkfs \
> || skip_ "no usable mkfs found"
Explaining the code changes above:
"which" is not portable, so we use the "type" built-in instead.
coreutils tests consistently use "test ARGS..." rather
than "[ ARGS... ]" because I prefer the former syntax.
With it, there is no need to ensure that there is a matching "]".