According to http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man7/unix.7.html :
The socket's address in this namespace is given by the
additional bytes in sun_path that are covered by the specified
length of the address structure. (Null bytes in the name have no
This used to work after the
THRIFT-1481 change because the structure was 0-initialized but was probably broken later in 3e50a9a1d01950f356242aaab0cbf5fae778b81c
I have an abstract namespace unit test and a fix coming up on GitHub.