Winbind's offline state and idmap_ldap
idra at samba.org
Mon Feb 19 13:20:04 GMT 2007
On Sun, 2007-02-18 at 22:57 -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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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 ?
No it shouldn't.
> >> 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.
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