test suite failure with 1.20.1

Hugo Lefeuvre hle at owl.eu.com
Fri Jan 14 15:28:20 UTC 2022


On Tue, Jan 11, 2022 at 02:05:31AM +0300, Maxim Dounin wrote:
> The test suite can be run as root, but, given that nginx switches 
> to a non-privileged user by default (https://nginx.org/r/user), 
> and temporary directory is only readable by the owner, running 
> test suite as root requires some additional tuning for most of the 
> tests to work, e.g.:
> # TEST_NGINX_GLOBALS="user root wheel;" prove ssi_waited.t
> The fact that the test suite by default is expected to be run 
> under a normal user is already in the README, though may be in 
> somewhat obscure form: note the "$ " prompt in the usage example.

That makes sense, thanks for the explanation! I wished this was on the
README somewhere, would have spared me some time though :-)


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