[Samba] Samba 4.2.0rc4 fails to start up

Thomas Schulz schulz at adi.com
Wed Feb 11 15:18:51 MST 2015

> On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 03:22:15PM -0500, Thomas Schulz wrote:
> > Checking for C99 vsnprintf                      : not found 
> Can you just hand-compile lib/replace/test/snprintf.c and
> paste its output? Maybe take a closer look why it fails?
> That's the test we use to check whether we have to replace
> snprintf.
> Volker

I went ahead and hand compiled it. It dies with a Segmentation Fault.
The problem line is:

        if (snprintf(buf, 20, "%s", 0) < 3) exit(7);

If I comment that one out then it runs OK and prints  1.

So the Solaris snprintf is most lilely not good enough.

Tom Schulz
Applied Dynamics Intl.
schulz at adi.com

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