[LTP] [PATCH] verify_caps_exec: Respect TMP environment variable

Petr Vorel pvorel@suse.cz
Wed Mar 13 12:07:11 CET 2019

Hi Alistair, Jan,

> ----- Original Message -----
> > The filecapstest.sh wrapper script already allows the /tmp directory to
> > be overridden with the TMP environment variable, however doing so has
> > no effect on verify_caps_exec because it creates its own version of this
> > fifo at a hardcoded location under /tmp.

> > To ensure the fifo is correctly removed by the wrapper script, alter
> > verify_caps_exec to respect the TMP environment variable and create a
> > fifo at the same location.

> Hi,

> this doesn't seem to be enough, print_caps.c is also hardcoding /tmp.
> Other than rewriting the test, I'm thinking simplest way to fix this is:

> 1. export FIFOFILE in wrapper script and then use that env. variable
> in all *.c tests.

> 2. change wrapper script to use $TMPDIR if available
> (that is the value exported by runltp)

> What do you think?
I guess this issue has been solved by 
cf8bd0327 ("filecaps: Respect TMPDIR environment variable"), thus closing it in
patchwork [1]

> Regards,
> Jan

Kind regards,

[1] https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/934131/

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