Thread safeness of winbind client
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Tue Dec 4 15:00:19 GMT 2007
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Todd Stecher wrote:
> I'm playing with mod_auth_ntlm_winbind under load / Apache2, and am
> seeing a lot of issues calling out to ntlm_auth (e.g. output messages
> are getting mixed together in stdout, hanging on fgets / missed stdio ).
> I'm contemplating calling winbind directly using
> winbind_request_response(PAM_AUTH, ....) to satisfy basic auth requests,
> instead of handing it off to ntlm_auth, but I'm not about to try this in
> Apache2's multi threaded environment if it will create problems into the
> winbind client libraries.
> Has anyone seen / solved similar problems?
Jeremy recently fixes some thread safety issues in nss_winbind
on Linux. But not in the actual winbind client code.
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