Commit e84f1ab3 authored by Shuah Khan's avatar Shuah Khan Committed by Linus Torvalds

tools/testing/selftests/ipc/msgque.c: improve error handling when not running as root

The test fails in the middle when it is not run as root while accessing
/proc/sys/kernel/msg_next_id.  Changed it to check for root at the
beginning of the test and exit if not root.
Signed-off-by: default avatarShuah Khan <>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Cc: Davidlohr Bueso <>
Cc: Colin Ian King <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 058504ed
......@@ -193,6 +193,11 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
int msg, pid, err;
struct msgque_data msgque;
if (getuid() != 0) {
printf("Please run the test as root - Exiting.\n");
msgque.key = ftok(argv[0], 822155650);
if (msgque.key == -1) {
printf("Can't make key\n");
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