Releases, locking and ldb

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Jun 30 21:47:49 UTC 2017

On Fri, 2017-06-30 at 23:00 +0200, Stefan Metzmacher wrote:
> Am 30.06.2017 um 22:23 schrieb Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical:
> > On Fri, 2017-06-30 at 23:03 +1200, Andrew Bartlett via samba-technical
> > wrote:
> > > 
> > > Perhaps I'm tempting fate too much making changes after we got it all
> > > working, but I've attached my current thoughts.  I wish I could do more
> > > to actually remove the nested transactions, but now is not the time.
> > 
> > Indeed, fate tempted.  Even this smaller 'safe' set fails autobuild,
> > which honestly scares me a little.  However we can't go down this rat-
> > hole today. 
> I've added the tdb_transaction_active(), but I'm not sure
> it will be the way to fix things in ldb. There's more discussion
> required. If we get something useful in the next weeks it can
> be backported as bugfix, it's not required to fix all bugs before
> 4.7.0rc1.
> passed ' samba samba-systemkrb5' twice. I'll some
> complete autobuilds now.

I've fired off 5 more of that branch in the Catalyst Cloud.

> I'll fix up the commit message and comments around the tests.


> The important thing that's not tested yet is that the
> commit release works to reject builds with older samba versions.

Understood.  I'm going to try hard to spend the weekend with the
family, but perhaps Jeremy gets a chance before my Monday.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett             
Authentication Developer, Samba Team
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT

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