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[bug-diffutils] bug#24121: bug#24121: new snapshot available: diffutils-
[bug-diffutils] bug#24121: bug#24121: new snapshot available: diffutils-3.3.52-e974
Tue, 2 Aug 2016 09:46:24 -0700
On Mon, Aug 1, 2016 at 10:18 PM, Assaf Gordon <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On Aug 1, 2016, at 12:44, Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Would you please see what the hurd test expected?
>> If you rerun it with this patch, the usual testsuite.log file will
>> include details:
> Digging a bit deeper, it seems that GNU Hurd does not have a functional
> /proc/self link
> (at least not Debian/Hurd 0.7).
> $ uname -a
> GNU hurd07 0.7 GNU-Mach 1.6+git20160114-486/Hurd-0.7 i686-AT386 GNU
> $ ls -l /proc/self
> lrwxrwxrwx 0 root root 1 Dec 31 1969 /proc/self -> 1
> $ od -ta /proc/self/cmdline
> 0000000 i n i t sp [ 2 ] nul
> And so this test will never succeed as-is.
> A relevant mention of /proc/self shortcomings is here:
The attached patch should cause that test to be skipped when
/proc/self is not useful:
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