Reloading the full schema in upgradeprovision

Matthieu Patou mat at
Wed Aug 11 23:31:01 MDT 2010

  Hello Andrew,

> On Fri, 2010-07-16 at 01:35 +0400, Matthieu Patou wrote:
>> On 16/07/2010 01:29, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2010-07-16 at 00:06 +0400, Matthieu Patou wrote:
>>>> Any news on this ?
>>> I've spent quite a bit of time to get it to pass make test.  It has been
>>> quite a saga.
>>> I've needed to work to make the and blackbox.kinit tests
>>> more robust (how they ever worked at all is a mystery to me) and to
>>> resolve bugs that upgradeprovision showed up in our keytab handling.
>>> These blackbox tests now run in the dc:local environment, not dc, so
>>> that they use the smb.conf file for the dc.  This means they have the
>>> local realm set correctly for the different test realms (such a
>>> We had issues with the changing of the machine account password as well
>>> - by changing the password, we invoked in Samba4 the same bug that you
>>> spent so long chasing down in Samba3 - that old Kerberos tickets were
>>> not valid.
>>> I've now fixed the handling of this in, so that we invoke
>>> the code that saves, rather than deletes, the old password in the
>>> keytab.  This required fixes to the memory handling in pyldb, as one
>>> part of this code had never been seriously used before.
>>> I also changed your test to confirm the continuing
>>> acceptability of the old ticket.
>>> I'm now running make test again, and I hope it might finally pass 'make
>>> test' for me.
>> Oups what a saga as you said ... strange that I didn't faced the
>> problems on my workstation (although I lagged a little bit on master).
> Some of these issues only appeared in what might have been thought to be
> unrelated tests (say wbinfo.blackbox), or when testing against the kinit
> test only (rather than as part of the full 'make test').
> Anyway, I'm now much happier with the result, and it's signed-off and in
> the tree.
In my memory it was ok and should be in master, but I can't find this 
patch now do you remember what happened (sorry to unburry old cadaver ...).


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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