svn commit: samba r10411 - in branches/SAMBA_4_0/source/dsdb/samdb/ldb_modules: .

Simo Sorce idra at
Fri Sep 23 08:17:07 GMT 2005

On Fri, 2005-09-23 at 18:09 +1000, tridge at wrote:
> Simo,
>  > Oh right I thought it was the one in samdb.c but now I remember I had
>  > remove it myself from there when moved that functionality to the samldb
>  > module :)
> on a related topic, and at the risk of contradicting myself, I'm now
> thinking we probably should have ldb_transaction_start(),
> ldb_transaction_commit() and ldb_transaction_cancel() calls exposed in
> the API, outside of modules, as you originally suggested.
> The reason is that I think code like the new wins replication server
> metze is writing will benefit from being able to do the replication
> all-or-nothing. Having to deal with partially completed replication
> would be a pain.

Yes, I was thinking exactly at this kind of operations as well things
like joins to domains with changes in our ldb depending on the success
of external calls and situations like that.

Also changes due to replication on drsuapi should benefit from exposed

> I'd suggest we make ldb_transaction_start() fail in the ldap backend,
> and only use it in Samba where we don't mind never being able to use a
> traditional ldap backend for that db.

Ok, I'll look into that.


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