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Re: [PATCH] tst-ttyname: skip the test when /dev/ptmx is not available
* Dmitry V. Levin:
>> I don't think the glibc test suite is supposed to pass in such an
> It used to work perfectly for at least 15 years, and it still works
> when tst-ttyname is fixed.
This just reflects that we did not have sufficient test coverage for
the PTY code.
> btw, as support_become_root is also unavailable in restricted
> environments, an alternative fix for tst-ttyname is to skip the test
> when support_become_root fails.
But that's unrelated. And in some environments, support_become_root
can fail, but the process was initially sufficiently privileged to run