[PATCH] Samba 4 fix for bugzilla #4958

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Sep 17 23:58:11 GMT 2007

On Mon, 2007-09-17 at 18:53 -0500, Andrew Kroeger wrote:
> Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > I really don't like the idea that the DN and attribute being different.
> > Otherwise, I fully agree with you here, and once simo is happy, I think
> > we can apply a patch.
> > 
> > Perhaps handle this as delete/add (rather than the other order), or pass
> > in a flag to skip the check?
> Please find attached an updated patch that addresses the
> case-change-only rename using delete/add.  I have added comments in the
> patch to describe why we do add/delete in some cases and delete/add in
> another, as well as how we could lose data in the delete/add case if the
> delete succeeds and the add fails.  Given what we are trying to
> accomplish, I can't think of any other way to handle this because we
> don't have any transaction semantics available.

We have (and use) tdb transactions in ldb_tdb, so this should not be a

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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