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Date:   Fri, 6 Aug 2021 11:23:55 -0400
From:   "Theodore Ts'o" <>
To:     "Darrick J. Wong" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RESEND] tests: skip u_direct_io if losetup fails

On Thu, Aug 05, 2021 at 08:43:28AM -0700, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> From: Darrick J. Wong <>
> This new test requires a loop device to run testing.  While it checks
> for some "obvious" parameters that might cause the test to fail such as
> not being root and no losetup executable, it doesn't actually check that
> the losetup -a call succeeds.  This causes a test regression in my
> package building container (where there is only a minimal /dev with no
> loop devices available) so I can't build debian packages.
> Fix the test to skip out if we can't create a loop device.
> Signed-off-by: Darrick J. Wong <>

Applied, thanks.

					- Ted

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