Winbind's offline state and idmap_ldap

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Mon Feb 19 04:57:17 GMT 2007

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On Sun, 18 Feb 2007, simo wrote:

>> Correct.  I thought you had already done that.  I remember
>> bringing that up during the merge.
> Yes, I did the work, but it still tries to contact the backend as I 
> thought it should have been authoritative about what is online/offline. 
> You are proposing a different thing (which makes things easier 
> probably). Now I see you probably meant this all the time, but I 
> understood it in a slightly different way, so we need to check that part 
> of the code to make sure it behaves as you propose.

I'm fixing it up.  Getting closer.  So the current idmap_cache is
expiring entries when winbindd is offline ?

>> My point about calling init() for each backend in idmap_init().
> I know, I just thought it was worth mentioning the other stuff, and it 
> was indeed as it seem we had slightly different ideas on the details. 
> Luckily we spotted this difference, and we can make sure things work.

OK.  I'm splitting the idmap_init() to initializae the cache
at first and calling the remaining initialization code for the
backends when necessary and when we know we are online.

cheers, jerry
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