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Date:	Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:54:47 -0500
From:	David Drysdale <dmd@...klurk.org>
To:	David Drysdale <drysdale@...gle.com>, schwab@...ux-m68k.org,
	geert@...ux-m68k.org
CC:	shuahkh@....samsung.com, akpm@...ux-foundation.org,
	linux-api@...r.kernel.org, linux-m68k@...ts.linux-m68k.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH selftest fails!] m68k: Wire up execveat

[Re-send from a different email address because I apparently can't send 
plaintext from gMail on my phone.]

On 21 Dec 2014 09:37, "Andreas Schwab" <schwab@...ux-m68k.org> wrote:
 >
> Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org> writes:
>
>  > Check success of execveat(5,
> 'xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx...yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy', 0)... [FAIL] (child 792
> exited with 126 not 127)
>
> POSIX says
> (http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/utilities/V3_chap02.html#tag_18_08_02):
>
>      If a command is not found, the exit status shall be 127. If the
>      command name is found, but it is not an executable utility, the exit
>      status shall be 126.
>
 > Andreas.
 >

That sounds like a bit of a grey area -- is ENAMETOOLONG nearer to 
ENOENT or EACCES?   Maybe it's best to make the test allow either (given 
that it's not a test of shell behaviour).

I can update the test to do that, but it probably won't be until the new 
year I'm afraid.

David
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