2.2 release imminent.

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Thu Apr 12 05:47:21 GMT 2001

On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, David Schwarz wrote:

> Jeremy,
> we have just discovered a bug in 2.07 and it seems to still happen in 2.2a1,
> Although we have only undertaken limited testing of 2.2.
> We are running with NIS and encrypted password.
> If we create a share, and say all members of Group A can access it,
> and some users in Group A do not exist any longer, then the share mounts
> but it takes a long, long time, it must wait for some sort of timeout before
> accepting the mount.
> Has anybody else reported this issue ?.
> I'm not sure at this time if this is samba or nis causing the issue.
> We are currently checking all our groups to ensure they only contain valid
> users,
> but it took a while to work out why some shares took forever to mount,
> while others happened allmost instantly.

Doh!  I think I might remember this one.  At one point our code bombed
if you removed a user from /etc/passwd (or NIS) but did not remove
all references to this user in the group map.  Does this sound like
what you are seeing?

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