[PATCH] LOOKUP_NAME_EXPLICIT to avoid lockups between winbindd and nscd

simo idra at samba.org
Fri May 25 18:47:40 GMT 2007

On Fri, 2007-05-25 at 13:44 -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> simo wrote:
> > Why our nss_winbindd loop protection does not kick in in this case?
> > Do we explicitly disable it somewhere?
> Because nscd is running outside of the environment process
> space from winbindd.

Ouch! True.

>   without the patch a simple "getent group
> foo" will hang when runing nscd and you can easily trace it
> for yourself.

Yeah I didn't think about nscd. But if the protection does not work with
nscd then nscd+winbindd is broken in many other cases as well I guess.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at samba.org

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