Reloading the full schema in upgradeprovision

Matthieu Patou mat at
Thu Jul 15 15:35:16 MDT 2010

  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).


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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