On Sat, Sep 12, 2020 at 8:16 PM Thomas Huth <email@example.com
> macOS is shipped with a very old version of the bash (3.2), which
> is currently not suitable for running the iotests anymore. Add
> a check to skip the iotests in this case - if someone still wants
> to run the iotests on macOS, they can install a newer version from
> homebrew, for example.
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Huth <firstname.lastname@example.org
> tests/check-block.sh | 5 +++++
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/tests/check-block.sh b/tests/check-block.sh
> index 8e29c868e5..bfe1630c1e 100755
> --- a/tests/check-block.sh
> +++ b/tests/check-block.sh
> @@ -46,6 +46,11 @@ if ! command -v bash >/dev/null 2>&1 ; then
> exit 0
> +if bash --version | grep 'GNU bash, version ' > /dev/null 2>&1 ; then
> + echo "bash version too old ==> Not running the qemu-iotests."
> + exit 0
> if ! (sed --version | grep 'GNU sed') > /dev/null 2>&1 ; then
> if ! command -v gsed >/dev/null 2>&1; then
> echo "GNU sed not available ==> Not running the qemu-iotests."
Is that worth to convert the check-block.sh script to python script? so it can even running under msys2/mingw？