SAMBA_3_0: idmap_init() turns winbindd into a fork() bomb

simo idra at
Sat Jan 20 01:09:57 GMT 2007

On Fri, 2007-01-19 at 18:00 -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Simo,
> The call to find_domain_from_name() in idmap_init() which
> is attempting to grab the domain SID is creating a
> duplicate domain_list which means that two event handlers
> for check_domain_inline_handler() are getting registered.
> With the change to run all pending events, the first while()
> loop in run_events() never exists.
> I don't think that the domain SID is required here.
> But I don't remember your reason for adding it.

The dom SID is absolutely necessary, is the key used to recognize what
backend a SID belongs to (except for the default backend).

> I'm going to refactor the idmap_init() code and clean this
> up.  Just though you might want to know.

Maybe you can use another winbind call to find out the sid.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at

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