Bugfix for tdb transactions

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Mon Feb 1 00:31:12 MST 2010

On Mon, Feb 01, 2010 at 12:11:56PM +1100, tridge at samba.org wrote:
> Hi Volker,
> That looks better, but I'm still not sure we've completely fixed
> this. Your patch will fix the case where a 2nd process opens the tdb
> during the commit of the first process, but I don't think it fixes the
> following case:
>   - process 1 and 2 are both connected to the tdb
>   - process 1 starts a transaction
>   - process 1 starts a commit
>   - admin uses kill -9 on process 1, while transaction is partially
>     written (or segv or similar)
>   - process 2 starts a transaction, and uses corrupt data from process 1

Before that is fixed, should we commit my patch to fix the
problem that happens without the kill -9?

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