segfaults testing winbindd in trunk

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue May 24 22:08:33 GMT 2005

On Tue, May 24, 2005 at 04:34:55PM -0500, John P Janosik wrote:
> I've been testing the version of winbindd in trunk since I'm interested in
> improvements in this area for Samba file servers that are members of large
> NT domains.  It seems so far to function properly in our domain but under
> heavy nsswitch activity(200 name lookups/minute) I can get winbindd to
> segfault after a few minutes.  I tested this last week and again this
> morning with revison 6955.  Note that winbindd in samba 3.0.14a can't
> handle this number of lookups per minute in my environment (see bugzilla
> 2736) but it does not segfault.
> Here is a stack trace from gdb:

Looks like memory corruption to me. Have you tried valgrinding it ?
We'll need to be careful in ensuring this new code is safe.


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