Samba4 latest from git - make quicktest fails on xcopy test

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon Oct 31 19:37:53 MDT 2011

On Fri, 2011-10-28 at 16:26 -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 08:23:08AM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > On Thu, 2011-10-20 at 13:48 +0100, Mike Howard wrote:
> > 
> > > So from what Andrew  says, I assume these failures can be ignored as the 
> > > process would be to just disable them according to what packages are 
> > > installed? Is there then any point running 'make quicktest' as a matter 
> > > of interest?
> > 
> > This looks like it may have been just a bug in smbd, and not anything as
> > magic or subtle as I feared.  Can you retry with any git revision after
> > today (specifically
> >;a=commitdiff;h=8c6ff21782b141571dde64e80cc42540e9177a23 as Jeremy fixed an incredibly similar issue that started to happen more often after his work).
> Actually it wasn't an smbd bug, more an interaction between
> the xcopy test when run in that configuration and the test
> environment. That test insists on doing the xcopy as DOMAIN\Administrator,
> whilst the underlying filesystem is mapping onto the user
> doing the test. This means the xcopy open for WRITE_DAC
> and other write access failed, as it didn't really have
> the rights to do that. I fixed the test environment here,
> not smbd.

Thanks for the explanation Jermey, and for being able to reproduce it!

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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