Role of failtest in ccacn?

Rusty Russell rusty at
Sat Jun 9 21:36:36 MDT 2012

On Thu, 07 Jun 2012 13:14:36 +1000, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at> wrote:
> Rusty,
> I'm a bit confused by failtest, and wondered if you could explain it's
> role in Samba?
> According to callcatcher, failtest is currently totally unused in Samba,
> and a git grep shows no calls. 

BTW, this has been resolved off-list: it's actually used by the tdb2
tests (which erroneously weren't being built from a top-level build).

The portability issue has also been resolved, but failtest (and the ccan
stuff it wants) is now only built with --enable-developer, as I should
have always done.


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