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bug#10110: tests/id/gnu-zero-uids: skipping with "not running on GNU/Hur

From: Krzysztof Żelechowski
Subject: bug#10110: tests/id/gnu-zero-uids: skipping with "not running on GNU/Hurd" on Linux
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 11:04:33 +0100
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Sorry (again). English is not my mother tongue, so I was asking myself
*what* is "not running on GNU/Hurd"? Now it's clear: my system (and not
the test).
Actually neither of them was.
-    || skip_ 'not running on GNU/Hurd'
According to the English grammar, this message refers to the current process. A general statement referring to the test itself would be 'does not run on GNU/Hurd'
+    || skip_ 'This test requires a GNU/Hurd system'
While the original message feels all right, if you insist, "applies to" would sound better. Otherwise, you create an impression that the operator is missing something because she does not have GNU/Hurd, which is not true because GNU/Hurd is not RTM.


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