[Samba] local linux groups and winbindd dies

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Feb 12 08:17:03 GMT 2002

On Tue, 12 Feb 2002 m.o.tigchelaar at kpn.com wrote:

> Hi there Noel,
> It's funny your having the same problems. I was thinking that 2.2.3 fixed
> the Winbindd memory leak problems too. But when I upgraded to Samba 2.2.3
> the whole configuration started to behave funny (first joining to the domain
> correctly and then later complaining that the sid was no good etc. etc.) I
> tried to get things running for an hour or two, but still nothing. So now
> I'm back to Samba 2.2.2... 
> But the funny thing is: Winbindd has not died on me yet since I did the
> 2.2.2 -> 2.2.3 -> 2.2.2 switch. Something must have changed, but I have not
> figured out what that is for now (no time). I think it's the PAM library
> though... (not sure)

There was a major rewrite to fix the fix the memory leak and add some 
performance caching.  This really should have been a 2.4.0 release.

I forwarded the original message in this thread to Tim Potter
in hopes that he will be able to give somwe more information.

chau, jerry
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