[PATCH] ctdb-recoverd: Call an election when the recovery lock is lost

Amitay Isaacs amitay at gmail.com
Tue Dec 18 00:09:34 UTC 2018

On Mon, Dec 17, 2018 at 8:48 PM Martin Schwenke via samba-technical
<samba-technical at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> The lock may have been lost due to a failure in the underlying locking
> mechanism.  This could be due to quorum loss or similar.  It is best
> to call an election to confirm that this node should still be master.
> At worst, the node will reelect itself, fail to take the lock and then
> ban itself.  This is a suitable outcome for a node that has been
> partitioned from others in the cluster.
> This is related to bug 13672 but isn't really a fix for that bug, so
> we're just planning to push it to master for the upcoming 4.10 release.
> Please review and maybe push...

Pushed to autobuild.


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