a problem of unix domain socket

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue May 11 21:58:51 GMT 2004

On Fri, May 07, 2004 at 06:38:51PM +0900, kawasa_r at itg.hitachi.co.jp wrote:
> After an abnormal termination of the winbind daemon, processses which tried to 
> communicate winbind daemon hang.
> Processes use UNIX domain sockets when they communicate winbind daemon.
> This socket does not detects timeout when establishing the connection, and 
> sending/receiveing data in default. Because of this specification, if 
> winbind daemon in LISTEN status is abnormally terminated, processes that 
> communicating winbind daemon fell into eternal waiting status. 
> Set nonblock attribute to the UNIX domain socket before communicate winbind daemon.
> Then, retry if failed to establish connection and send/receive data.
> When retry the managements, define a threshold and detect timeout errors.

Great patch ! Applied, thanks !


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