svn commit: samba r3564 - in trunk/source: auth include lib passdb smbd

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Nov 12 21:57:28 GMT 2004

On Sat, 2004-11-13 at 01:15, Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 07:35:03PM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > On Fedora Core 2, this caused smbd to die with SIG_PIPE.  Now, this is a
> > Fedora bug (old nss_ldap, I think), but I wanted to make sure you know
> > about it...
> You're sure we're talking about the same? 

I reverted that exact patch only, and it 'fixed' it.

> I'm not talking about the nss
> connection on which we don't have any influence, this patch only touches our
> own ldap connection.
> My tests show that the first child smbd (on SuSE 8.2) closes the connection,
> and the subsequent ones will just reopen it.

I *think* it may be due to the fact that otherwise, we don't do any
getpw*() calls in the main smbd before forking().  I'm not sure, but on
Fedora Core 2 it's 100% reproducible.

Andrew Bartlett

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