[ofiwg] sockets fabtests failure in testing for 1.4.0 release

Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) jsquyres at cisco.com
Fri Oct 28 12:37:50 PDT 2016

Ok, so just to be clear: this was a bug in fabtests, and we *don't* have a forward incompatibility issue with the sockets provider.  Right?

If so, are we waiting for this forward compatibility test with MXM, UDP, and verbs?  Or releasing without their say-so?

> On Oct 28, 2016, at 3:34 PM, Hossain, Shantonu <shantonu.hossain at intel.com> wrote:
> Yeah, I found that as well. In both the cases, I get fi_getname error. Checking for the fix now-
> fi_getname(): simple/scalable_ep.c:284, ret=-258 (Operation not permitted in current state)
> fi_getname(): simple/msg_sockets.c:126, ret=-258 (Operation not permitted in current state)
>    getnameinfo: ai_family not supported
>    [error] fabtests:simple/msg_sockets.c:132: Unable to get ep_addr as string!
> -Shantonu
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> Sent: Friday, October 28, 2016 12:30 PM
> To: Hefty, Sean <sean.hefty at intel.com>; Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) <jsquyres at cisco.com>
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> Subject: Re: [ofiwg] sockets fabtests failure in testing for 1.4.0 release
>> Fabtests commit def17d223107244f1d9ce77a440085f717a4b69e occurred 
>> between v1.3 and 1.4.
>> This commits applied fixes to both of the tests that are failing.
>> I haven't found a relevant change to libfabric yet, but my guess is 
>> that a fix was applied to the sockets provider, which exposed the bugs 
>> in fabtests.  If that's the case, then the failures are okay.
> This looks like the likely culprit:
> 1d3bbe6e8b959507380799bc5c27fb55959ebebe
> prov/sockets: Add error-checks in fi_getname
>    - Added checks in fi_getname to see if the endpoint is
>      enabled (fi_enable/fi_listen or fi_setname).
>      (Please see #2188)
>    Signed-off-by: Jithin Jose <jithin.jose at intel.com> _______________________________________________
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