abartlet at samba.org
Sun Feb 22 18:52:36 MST 2009
On Sun, 2009-02-22 at 22:56 +0100, Oliver Liebel wrote:
> Andrew Bartlett schrieb:
> > On Fri, 2009-02-20 at 10:04 +0100, Oliver Liebel wrote:
> >> hi andrew
> >> following some information-updates regarding the olc-conversion
> >> extensions in the
> >> provision-backend - script:
> >>> at last theres one thing i am not really happy with:
> >>> in case of mmr-setup with olc-conversion, the olcServerIDs
> >>> contains some trailing garbage characters after
> >>> conversion is done. i tried several things to get the urls "cleaned up";
> >>> but the chars still remains. although it doesnt seem to have
> >>> an impact on the replication,
> >>> i have filed it to openldap-technical.
> >> this is now fixed in 2.4.14 (ITS#5897).
> > OK. Thanks for all your efforts here.
> >>> i [...] made the experience that in some cases the syncprov container
> >>> is not created properly,
> >>> if syncprov is used more then once. i didnt had the time over the last
> >>> weeks to test and reproduce this
> >>> behaviour under all circumstances, so i created this small workaround.
> >>> i will try to reproduce it later - for now the olc-setup is working.
> >> i have tested and verified it. Howard told me, that this was fixed in 2.4.9
> >> and subsequently broken again in 2.4.13. he just fixed it again in CVS,
> >> and it will be fixed in 2.4.15.
> > Any idea when 2.4.15 is due out, or if there are major distributions
> > that have packaged (and will stick to) 2.5.14?
> i think 2.4.15 will be not so far away. but most distributions,
> even the newest versions, are normally shipped with older openldap-releases,
> so the best practice (for now) would be to strongly recommend always to
> use the latest
> openldap version (>= 2.4.15, when out) and compile it from the scratch,
> as this setup is the only way
> to exclude side effects, which surely will appear in conjunction with
> older openldap versions.
> considering the fixes made in 2.4.15, i think it would be the best to
> apply and push the
> olc-conversion-changes, when 2.4.15 is out. in this case, we can
> remove the workaround for olcSyncprovConfig (in cn=config).
> what do you think?
> another point:
> i found one little bug in the latest version of the provision.py script
> that i have commited to you,
> it will display the wrong help-parameter, when using mmr without olc:
> lines: 1457 + 1458
> - if ol_olc != "yes" and ol_mmr_urls is not None:
> - slapdcommand="Start slapd with: slapd -F " + paths.ldapdir + "/slapd.conf -h \"" + ldapi_uri + " ldap://<FQHN>:<PORT>\""
> should be:
> + if ol_olc != "yes" and ol_mmr_urls is not None:
> + slapdcommand="Start slapd with: slapd -f " + paths.ldapdir + "/slapd.conf -h \"" + ldapi_uri + " ldap://<FQHN>:<PORT>\""
> (should be "-f" instead of "-F" in the sladpcommand-line)
Is there any chance you can provide a single or series of diff, such
that I can apply it with git-am with all the commit messages etc?
Also, please include in the patch any changes to add yourself to the
copyright you may require.
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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