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Date 2021-02-09.10:40:32
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> As far as I'm aware, the best practice and recommendation for these cases is that 'tests should not test dependencies', and to skip/skipif these (external) dependencies are not available or fail to load/run.

In theory, we should limit external dependencies. In practice, it's too convenient to make the assumption that some Unix programs are available and work properly.

But PRs are welcome to reduce dependencies to external tools ;-)
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