Failures with source4 autobuild preventing source3 changes from getting through.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu May 19 22:14:10 MDT 2011

On Thu, 2011-05-19 at 20:53 -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Hi Metze, Matthieu, and Andrew,
> Twice now I've gotten the same error when trying to push
> a source3-only change (this is an source3-SMB2-only fix, so the
> likelyhood of it actually causing this problem is pretty
> close to zero).
> Looks like there's a nasty intermittent failure in the
> source4 DFS code which is preventing autobuilds from
> proceeding.
> [570/1077 in 32m3s] samba4.dfs.domain(dc)
> UNEXPECTED(failure): samba4.dfs.domain.sysvol referral
> REASON: _StringException: _StringException: ../source4/torture/dfs/domaindfs.c:376: strlen( resp2.referral_entries[0].referral.v3.referrals.r1.netw_address) > 0 was 0 (0x0), expected 1 (0x1): Length of first referral is less than 0
> Any chance you can take a look at this and
> fix it so I can get some fixed code into master
> (and then get the fix back-ported to my bug for
> 3.6.0).


Now that you have given Matthieu the heads-up, it's quite reasonable to
add ^samba4.dfs.domain.sysvol to the known failures file until this gets
fixed.  It's easy to revert once the fix is in.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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