[PATCH] tests/stat: use find -follow for busybox compatibility
vapier at gentoo.org
Wed May 8 18:46:08 UTC 2013
On Wednesday 08 May 2013 14:22:37 Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Wednesday 08 May 2013 12:08:14 Dmitry V. Levin wrote:
> > On Wed, May 08, 2013 at 11:48:26AM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 08 May 2013 05:00:31 James Hogan wrote:
> > > > Use the -follow argument to find instead of -L for compatibility with
> > > > busybox which doesn't have the -L option.
> > >
> > > so fix busybox. the -L option is part of POSIX and assuming at least a
> > > POSIX base is perfectly fair game. anything else is a nightmare of
> > > random unmaintainable changes.
> > > http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/utilities/find.html
> > I'm inclined to rewrite that part of the test in C,
> > so that more "long long" syscalls could be tested.
> so i've been maintaining a testsuite specifically designed to exercise
> specific C lib funcs and syscalls. it's a framework that makes poking
> funcs from the command line dirt simple. i wonder if it wouldn't find a
> good home in strace.
or maybe a neutral ground as a sub-project of LTP ? and strace/sandbox can
pull them in as git submodules. seems like it'd be a good fit in the LTP
umbrella. i have commit access there too, so it's not like it'd be hard.
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