Strange error message during 'make test'

Kamen Mazdrashki kamenim at
Tue Jul 6 03:03:09 MDT 2010

Hi Metze,

On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 09:20, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher <metze at>wrote:

> 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.

I've thought it may be connected with path lens, but it looked silly :)
Thanks a lot!

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

Oups, it seems Samba4 has no 'selftest-prefix' support
Anyway, I will try to make my paths shorter :)
Once again, thanks a lot!


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