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commit f172a31c56405750114924eba0786999bccc501f
Author: Mark Wielaard <mark@klomp.org>
Date:   Mon Nov 2 15:20:54 2020 +0100

    tests: Create bogus R/nothing.rpm with cyclic symlink.
    
    We used to try to trigger an error during debuginfod scanning using
    a chmod 000 file. But this doesn't always result in an error. Create
    a cyclic symlink instead, which always results in a failure to open/read.
    
    Signed-off-by: Mark Wielaard <mark@klomp.org>

diff --git a/tests/ChangeLog b/tests/ChangeLog
index 57fc4c8e..2f8b75c3 100644
--- a/tests/ChangeLog
+++ b/tests/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,8 @@
+2020-11-02  Mark Wielaard  <mark@klomp.org>
+
+	* run-debuginfod-find.sh: Create bogus R/nothing.rpm with cyclic
+	symlink instead of chmod 000.
+
 2020-10-31  Mark Wielaard  <mark@klomp.org>
 
 	* dwfl-proc-attach.c (dlopen): New external function override.
diff --git a/tests/run-debuginfod-find.sh b/tests/run-debuginfod-find.sh
index 48dbc7d4..5af45667 100755
--- a/tests/run-debuginfod-find.sh
+++ b/tests/run-debuginfod-find.sh
@@ -95,9 +95,10 @@ wait_ready()
   fi
 }
 
-# create a 000 empty .rpm file to evoke a metric-visible error
-touch R/nothing.rpm
-chmod 000 R/nothing.rpm
+# create a bogus .rpm file to evoke a metric-visible error
+# Use a cyclic symlink instead of chmod 000 to make sure even root
+# would see an error (running the testsuite under root is NOT encouraged).
+ln -s R/nothing.rpm R/nothing.rpm
 
 env LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$ldpath DEBUGINFOD_URLS= ${abs_builddir}/../debuginfod/debuginfod $VERBOSE -F -R -d $DB -p $PORT1 -t0 -g0 --fdcache-fds 1 --fdcache-mbs 2 -Z .tar.xz -Z .tar.bz2=bzcat -v R F Z L > vlog4 2>&1 &
 PID1=$!