Failures with source4 autobuild preventing source3 changes from getting through.

Jeremy Allison jra at
Fri May 20 08:13:15 MDT 2011

On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 10:33:51AM +0400, Matthieu Patou wrote:
> Hello Jeremy,
> On 20/05/2011 07:53, 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
> It's most likely that's it's related to my recent rework on this.
> The thing is that is passed the autobuild once and was working on my
> computer.
> It was a typo causing the wrong object to be tested and so the test
> was flaky.
> I pushed a fix in autobuild right now.

Thanks a *lot* Matthieu - much appreciated !

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