[Samba] tests failing on Debian Squeeze

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Apr 14 12:59:46 MDT 2013

On Sat, 2013-04-13 at 10:11 +1000, Geoff Crompton wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to get samba4 4.0.5 tarball to run on a Debian Squeeze
> Virtual Machine. I've done a local build, and I've included the
> --enable-debug --enable-selftest switches.
> I've done a 'make test', and I get told there are quite a lot of
> failures. It ends by saying:
> FAILED (318 failures, 7 errors and 0 unexpected successes in 431
> testsuites)
> A summary with detailed information can be found in:
>   ./st/summary
> ERROR: test failed with exit code 1
> make: *** [test] Error 1
> How important is it for all the tests to pass? Should I just press on
> with a 'sudo make install'?

It's not good, but without seeing them it's rather hard to say more than
that.  Our tests are highly inter-dependent, so this is probably one or
two tests that really go awry, and 300 tests that fail because the
server process they run against has died. 

Andrew Bartlett

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