Re: [PATCH] t3910: give reason for skipping the test

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On 14.07.12 19:52, Michael J Gruber wrote:
> t3910 is skipped for most users because it requires a filesystem which
> does automatic conversion between different utf-8 types. Currently, this
> results in a skipped test with "no reason given".
> Use the skip_all mechanism from our test suite so that a reason for
> skipping the test is given to the user.
> Signed-off-by: Michael J Gruber <git@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> Alternatively, we could set a prerequisite and mark all tests with that.  Since
> it's either or for the whole test skip_all seems more appropriate.  In that
> case, we can also flatten the else branch, of course. The current patch is
> minimally invasive, though.

Good point, thanks.

If we spin that idea further,
we could move the whole t3910 into t0050.

That would be nice for all non Mac OS X users in a way that we save CPU time. 
We already detect unicode corruption in t0050. 

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