[PATCH] CTDB protocol and client fixes

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Nov 24 17:43:43 UTC 2015

On Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 10:21:44AM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 07:53:43PM +1100, Martin Schwenke wrote:
> > * Disallow nested event loops at compile time by not passing an
> >   event context around.  Then you need to create temporary event
> >   contexts, do repeated set-up and tear-down and, depending on whose
> >   eyes you are looking with, you end up with more complexity.
> >
> > * Do the setup once, use generic packet processing under the hood and
> >   let tevent's run-time nesting detection catch the nesting if someone
> >   writes bad code.
> For generic file server code it will take Metze and Jeremy
> to convince me that nested event loops are a requirement now
> again.

Noooooooooooooooooo ! Please let me die or retire before
adding these into smbd :-).

> I know that my mental capabilities are just too
> limited to debug them, sorry. Maybe I should have gotten my
> PhD in algebraic topology before I start coding Samba.

I *never* understood nested event loops. I don't
care how much math I've done. My brain doesn't
fit these concepts :-).

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