sanity check for reverse lookup in idmap

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Sat Jul 26 23:31:18 GMT 2003

On Sun, 2003-07-27 at 00:58, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 10:34:46AM -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> > Are these really necessary?
> > [from idmap+_tdb.c:db_get_id_from_sid()]
> I think it was for the case when winbind dies in the middle of an update.

It is also because, in an error condition, we no longer attempt to 'back
out' the half-done changes.  Given such an error condition, I concluded
it was unlikely that any other TDB operations would function correctly,
and decided to instead make the readers check.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at
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