s3-winbindd and binding handles

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at samba.org
Wed May 7 03:17:10 MDT 2014

Hi Volker,

>> My current work in progress is here:
>> http://git.samba.org/?p=abartlet/samba.git/.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/ad-dc-winbindd-WIP
>> My next goal is to have winbindd answer the SamLogon protocol the
>> source4 auth system uses, and to extend that to include everything we
>> need, particularly for the RODC.  
> To me this looks as if the parent winbind loops inside a
> nested event context processing the irpc request. This would
> block all other async requests that might be handled
> concurrently. Am I getting this right?

That depends on the content of winbindd/winbindd_update_rodc_dns.c,
but that is missing in the commit...

In general the IRPC handler can be implemented asnyc,
it has to set m->defer_reply = true;

See the wb_irpc_DsrUpdateReadOnlyServerDnsRecords() function in


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