Strange error message during 'make test'

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Tue Jul 6 00:20:37 MDT 2010

Hi Kamen,

> Does anyone have a clue what might cause following error message:
> Unable to setup messaging listener for
> '/home/kamen/work/BUILD/samba-4-dsdb-flag-next-module/source4/st/dc/private/smbd.tmp/messaging/msg.0.86037163.0':NT_STATUS_OBJECT_PATH_INVALID
> I am getting this during 'make test'. Shortly after this message start to
> appear in the log,
> 'make test' just start to fail tests randomly and eventually stops in the
> middle
> of the list of tests to execute.

The path length of a unix named pipe sockets is limited to 108 characters.

Try ./configure --selftest-prefix=/tmp/samba-4-dsdb-flag-next-module
that should fix the problem.


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