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@@ -50,7 +50,8 @@ stderr, which will have been redirected to the log file created by the
automake test suite harness.
** If your test is skipped (e.g., because bison was not found), then
- the test should return 2 (two).
+ the test should return 77 (seventy-seven). This is the exit status that
+ would be recognized by automake's "test-driver" as _skipped_.
** Once your work is done, submit a patch via the flex development
mailing list, the github pull request mechanism or some other