CTDB and 4.1

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Jun 27 16:53:40 MDT 2013

On Fri, 2013-06-28 at 00:18 +0200, Christian Ambach wrote:
> Am 27.06.13 10:38, schrieb Karolin Seeger:
> > Hi list,
> >
> > this is a reminder that Samba 4.1.0rc1 is scheduled for Thursday, July 11
> > 2013. That means, the v4-1-test branch will be synced with the master
> > branch on Thursday, July 4 and closed after that. Only bug fixes with
> > corresponding bug reports will be picked for the release branches after
> > this date.
> >
> > There is a meta bug report containing all blocker bugs for 4.1.0:
> >
> >    https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9306
> One thing that is currently severly broken in master is running with 
> CTDB. dbwrap_ctdb and dbwrap_tdb have different semantics when it comes 
> to deleted records that break code at multiple places and lead not only 
> to ugly messages spammed into the logs but also to functional breakage.
> I have discussed this with Michael and Amitay on SambaXP and we know how
> to approach it, but we haven't found the time to fix it yet.
> So I see this as something that really needs to be fixed before it gets 
> released, however as there is no "master" version in Bugzilla that I 
> could use to report this (as this is new breakage that is not in 4.0).
> How should this be dealt with?

Don't let bugzilla categories stop you.  Reporting against an unreleased
version of 4.0 is fine, just clarify stuff in the bug.

When can we expect to see the CTDB tree merge back in, and will we have
tests to detect this kind of issue?

Andrew Bartlett

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