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Re: Permission errors testing with /tmp/xx

From: James Chang
Subject: Re: Permission errors testing with /tmp/xx
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 08:42:34 -0700

On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 6:51 AM, Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
On 7/20/15 6:15 PM, James Chang wrote:

>     > I recently ran into an odd issue running the testsuite for bash. After
>     > running the scripts, /tmp/xx isn't deleted, and another user can't run the
>     > testsuite due to permission errors. Is it possible to specify bash not to
>     > use /tmp/xx?
>     If it's a problem for you, you can add `rm /tmp/xx' to the end of
>     tests/run-all without waiting for me to make a change.
> Patched and fixed the issue, but are there actually plans to change the
> tests using /tmp/xx?

Yes, eventually.  Keep in mind that the presence of /tmp/xx indicates that
there's something you should look at, since the test scripts remove that
file themselves on success, and the last test (vredir) does an explicit
`exit 0' that will cause its removal.


Great, thanks for all the replies. I know this is not a big issue, just a bit annoying in our workspaces.

-- James
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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