Commit d1d17e83 authored by Philip Withnall's avatar Philip Withnall

tests: Fix running fileutils test in cwd which is a symlink

If the fileutils test was run in a directory which is a symlink (for
example, on macOS, /tmp is often a symlink to /private/tmp), a path
comparison was failing. Compare the paths as inodes instead.
Signed-off-by: Philip Withnall's avatarPhilip Withnall <>

parent ad3947c4
......@@ -887,6 +887,7 @@ test_stdio_wrappers (void)
gint ret;
struct utimbuf ut;
GError *error = NULL;
GStatBuf path_statbuf, cwd_statbuf;
/* The permissions tests here don’t work when running as root. */
#ifdef G_OS_UNIX
......@@ -920,7 +921,13 @@ test_stdio_wrappers (void)
ret = g_chdir (path);
g_assert_cmpint (ret, ==, 0);
cwd = g_get_current_dir ();
g_assert_true (g_str_equal (cwd, path));
/* We essentially want to check that cwd == path, but we can’t compare the
* paths directly since the tests might be running under a symlink (for
* example, /tmp is sometimes a symlink). Compare the inode numbers instead. */
g_assert_cmpint (g_stat (cwd, &cwd_statbuf), ==, 0);
g_assert_cmpint (g_stat (path, &path_statbuf), ==, 0);
g_assert_true (cwd_statbuf.st_dev == path_statbuf.st_dev &&
cwd_statbuf.st_ino == path_statbuf.st_ino);
g_free (cwd);
g_free (path);
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