[Samba] Re: Winbind broken after 2.2.8 upgrade

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Mar 27 07:21:59 GMT 2003

On Thu, Mar 27, 2003 at 01:27:26AM +0000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 04:11:13PM -0800, Shawn Wright wrote:
> > Ok, stupid me. Somehow I missed updating /lib/libnss_winbind.so on both 
> > these machines. Presumably this would have also caused corruption of the 
> > winbind idmap?
> I doubt it, actually.  
> > Since winbind is now installed with a "make install", would it not be a good 
> > idea to also install libnss_winbind.so also? Or at least provide some version 
> > checking in winbind so that it will fail to start and report an error if it 
> > encounters the wrong version of libnss_winbind.so?
> Winbind doens't *require* libnss_winbind - there are actually situations where
> it is used without it.  That said, I've implemented some extensive version
> checks from the client side - we certainly won't connect to a winbind with
> a different protocol version any more.

(In Samba 3.0 and Samba HEAD)

In Samba 2.2 we have a more basic check, but it should still cause the client to 
bail if contacting the wrong version.

Andrew Bartlett

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