remove chain_reply() ?

Michael Adam obnox at
Thu Mar 1 17:12:09 MST 2012


Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-03-01 at 23:38 +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 12:41:13AM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> > 
> > I have no clue how to debug this in the autobuild system on
> > sn-devel. Cranking up the debug level of smbd to 10 makes it
> > fail much earlier, also with the unmodified master.
> Just a heads-up.  I know you will find this infuriating, but the make
> test failure with debug level 10 might be a red herring.  Any output
> line, including from a DEBUG() starting with 'error' is counted by
> subunit as a failure, and so will cause an autobuild to fail.  

That sounds utterly wrong. I was already wondering why smbd was
not logging to the log file but to stdout (or err) in make test.
WHy is that? imho it should log to a log file.

Cheers - Michael

> We need to remove the last of these from our debug messages (I already
> removed some, after similar head-banging), but if you instead choose
> debug level 9, does it still fail early with an unmodified master, and
> also with your patch?
> > Jeremy says we need the patchset, so just ditching it
> > because I can't make it get through autobuild might not be
> > the right solution. But I tried for almost 2 days now to get
> > this through and have to give up.
> > 
> > As you might have guessed, running "make test" without the
> > autobuild environment as well as directly running the test
> > against a local smbd run just fine.
> > 
> > Any ideas?
> The strangest thing about this failure is that it happens on the samba3
> test first.  It should have failed on the top level waf build first, as
> that build completes 
> The things I usually try (chasing down a similar difficult issue with
> our ktest environment right now) are local autobuilds
> (./script/ --testbase=/data/autobuild) on my own
> workstation, and manual autobuilds on sn-devel
> (./script/  
> You said that make test succeeds.  Is this on sn-devel or locally?
> In autobuild, make test is run as:
> make test FAIL_IMMEDIATELY=1
> Does running that change if make test alone fails?
> I hope some of these clues assist you and others in dealing with what
> can be a quite infuriating situation. 
> Andrew Bartlett
> -- 
> Andrew Bartlett                      
> Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
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