dead records in locking.tdb (was: Locking database cleanup?)

Jeremy Allison jra at
Sat May 20 16:59:00 GMT 2006

On Fri, May 19, 2006 at 11:28:50PM -0600, Steve Williams wrote:

> In this case, the log files might reflect the process died, but the KILL 
> signal finds a process.. how could that be?  It was someone's shell that 
> logged in afterwards, and by coincidence got the same PID as the process 
> that terminated abnormally.

Reusing PID's very quickly will break lots of apps, not just
Samba. Just something else I dislike about the *BSD's....


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