[Samba] samba-tool throws Segmentation fault since 4.6

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sun Jul 16 20:23:57 UTC 2017

On Sun, 2017-07-16 at 19:46 +0200, Johannes Engel via samba wrote:
> Dear list,
> since Samba 4.6 (holds also for 4.7) samba-tool started throwing 
> segmentation faults on my systems for some operations: This includes 
> e.g. domain join after filling the "questionnaire", ntacl sysvolcheck, 
> drs showrepl etc. Others like testparm seem to work as they used to do.
> I have filed a bug report (#12682), but no reply so far. Since I am not 
> a python expert, I have no idea where to start debugging. Would you mind 
> to assist?

First, ensure you have a clean install, without old binaries in the
install tree.  Then you need to get us the backtrace:

gdb --args python bin/samba-tool ...



bt full


Andrew Bartlett

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Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
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