autobuild failure for task source4 during test

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Nov 30 14:58:39 MST 2010

On Wed, Dec 01, 2010 at 08:41:21AM +1100, tridge at wrote:
> Hi Volker,
> Andrew and I have found the bug. The cause was a change I made that
> only failed if a randomly generated GUID contained a 0 byte. That GUID
> was passed into a function that took a string, in its NDR string form,
> and it specifically checked for 0 bytes and raised an error.  We're
> pushing the fix into autobuild now.
> My "flakey test" system (see /home/tridge/ on sn-devel)
> also noticed the problem, but in my backlog of email I didn't see the
> emails.
> Perhaps we should send flakey build notifications somewhere else a bit
> more reliable than my inbox? The way it works is that it tries to
> build master using the autobuild scripts on sn-devel every 2 hours. It
> then keeps logs of any failures and sends an email. Perhaps we should
> send that email to samba-cvs instead of my email address? That would
> mean there would be a much better chance of someone looking into the
> problem.

Yes, that seems like the right place to me. I don't want to lose
the autobuild system - we're bound to have some occasional troubles.


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