[PATCH] tricky bug in idmap_sid_to_uid().

boyang boyang at suse.de
Sat Feb 28 06:05:16 MST 2009

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 08:55:13PM +0800, boyang wrote:
>> Hi, everyone:
>>      Please have a look at idmap_sid_to_uid(),
>> idmap_backend_sid_to_unixid() can returns status other than
>> idmap_tdb_to_id(). This is very faint, SID to UID mapping might exists,
>> but failed only because of lack of memory. Then, idmap_new_mapping()
>> will allocate a new unix id and update SID <--> UID mapping....... which
>> causes inconsistent SID <---> UID mapping. Please correct me if I am wrong.
>>     Patch for master in the attachment, please review it.
>>     Thanks!
> Haven't forgotten about this, just working on the build farm
> breakage at the moment. I'll get to this....
:-) Not a problem. Looks like there are more problems like this. In a
word, some variables are not initialized, but following code relies on
the values to go to different code paths.. I'll get back to you when I
work it out.
> Jeremy.

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