Process hierarchy on a DC?
slow at samba.org
Thu Apr 27 18:31:17 UTC 2017
On Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 09:23:48AM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 27, 2017 at 12:04:58PM +0200, vl--- via samba-technical wrote:
> > Hi!
> > With current master 5701880655c8a82b6 I'm getting the following
> > process hierarchy (omitting the duplicate children):
> > 24963 ? Ss 0:00 bin/samba
> > 24964 ? S 0:00 \_ bin/samba
> > 24969 ? S 0:00 bin/samba
> > 24971 ? Ss 0:00 \_ /root/samba/bin/smbd -D --option=server role check:inhibit=yes --foreground
> > 24991 ? S 0:00 \_ /root/samba/bin/smbd -D --option=server role check:inhibit=yes --foreground
> > 24979 ? S 0:00 bin/samba
> > 24981 ? Ss 0:00 \_ /root/samba/bin/winbindd -D --option=server role check:inhibit=yes --foreground
> > 24990 ? S 0:00 \_ /root/samba/bin/winbindd -D --option=server role check:inhibit=yes --foreground
> > I think I remember that in the past this was all located under one
> > "samba" process, now the winbind and smbd parents are themselves
> > children of init. I could stop the DC with a single kill, now it's
> > three.
> > Just curious: Why was this changed?
> It's the tfork code. I'd bet good money on it :-).
> samba_runcmd_send() which is used to invoke winbindd
> calls tfork() directly.
> This is a side effect I missed in my review of
> the tfork code, but in my defense both Ralph
> and Metze who were the authors missed it too :-).
> Ralph, Metze, ball is in your court I think :-).
looking into it. Shall we revert 292e46ab12d8ec172c9d3b26330d8d6028a1d5a5 until
I have worked out something to address this? Currently researching how to
inherit process group and session and *not* become our own process group and
Sorry for any trouble this may have caused and thanks Jeremy for pinpointing
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