Releases, locking and ldb

Stefan Metzmacher metze at
Wed Jun 28 21:56:00 UTC 2017

Am 28.06.2017 um 23:54 schrieb Andrew Bartlett:
> On Wed, 2017-06-28 at 21:47 +0200, Stefan Metzmacher wrote:
>> Hi Andrew,
>>>> The only good news is that I have confirmed that 4.6 fails with 1.1.31
>>>> for 'make test TESTS=fsmo', and that the proposed 1.1.32 fixes this
>>>> specific test. 
>>>> This took me the whole work day, so the lack of a clear resolution is a
>>>> little deflating, but I hope this helps.  
>> Thanks for all these tests!
>>> I think the best course of action is to say the supported version of
>>> ldb for 4.6 is the version it shipped with, nothing else.  There is
>>> nothing gained by including the more recent patches, only risk.  
>>> I would suggest to un-release the 1.1.30 and 1.1.31 versions from the
>>> download page to avoid packaging by distributions (replace with a note
>>> saying they are withdrawn).
>> I also thought about something similar.
> Good.
>> I'd also try to add a maxversion and/or a blacklist
>> to CHECK_BUNDLED_SYSTEM_PKG() and put that to 4.6 and 4.5.
> Thanks.
>> I'll also try to see if I get something like your
>> ldb.h #ifdef _SAMBA_BUILD_
>> hack also to work.
> OK.  BTW putting it in ldb_module.h was deliberate, to avoid it being
> in a header more public than strictly required.
>>>> Please advise what the most useful next step towards a resolution here
>>>> is.
>>> Sorry to be a bother, but due to timezones and the few working hours
>>> before the freeze I need to ask to ensure I apply my time most
>>> effectively:
>>> What are the next steps I need to do to progress this?
>> Maybe review my gensec patches I posted yesterday
>> and try to get some more content for the WHATSENEW.txt,
>> then I'll have more time to think about the ldb stuff
>> and propose a final solution. 
> Sure, I can do that.  You can expect both later today.
>> (I'm pretty sure we'll get there in time:-)
> Can we ensure we switch on the multi-process ldap as well?

Just add the required patches to your latest ldb-safe-locking branch


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