An interesting shutdown race in messaging

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Jun 13 19:21:50 UTC 2017

On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 10:32:41AM -0700, Jeremy Allison via samba-technical wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 12:45:24PM -0400, jim via samba-technical wrote:
> > Perhaps with a reasonable timeout in case one of the send targets is
> > unresponsive so shutdown/exit is not blocked for an excessive time.
> Yep, allow a milisecond configurable timeout here.

From an implementation point of view possibly the all-blocking send is
simpler. If the auth log messages are needed for auditing and
compliance purposes, maybe they are good candidates for such a safe
delivery method that is able to return a proper error message


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