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[Fwd: Re: slapd locks up on modify op (ITS#3365)]
-------- Original Message --------
From: Karsten Künne <email@example.com>
To: Howard Chu <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2004 20:03:47 -0500
On Wednesday 27 October 2004 08:54, you wrote:
> email@example.com wrote:
> >Full_Name: Karsten Kuenne
> >Version: 2.2.17
> >OS: Solaris 8
> >URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/slapdlog.lockup
> >Submission from: (NULL) (188.8.131.52)
> >I have frequent problems with slapd locking up if I try to modify an entry
> > which is part of a group ACL. Today I was able to find a reproducible
> > case and get some more information. In slapd.conf I have the following
> > ACL's:
> >access to dn="dc=rentec,dc=com"
> > by ssf=56 group/groupofurls/memberurl="cn=admins,dc=rentec,dc=com"
> > by * read
> The fact that you're using dynamic groups was the significant detail. I
> have committed a fix for this in CVS HEAD, slapd/backend.c. Please test
> either HEAD, or apply the diff from rev 1.278 - 1.279 of backend.c to
> your current source and tell us the result.
I finally got around to test your fix and it works fine. I first tried 2.2.19
without the patch and I could easily reproduce the hang, then applied the
patch to backend.c and I can't force the hang anymore. I'll do further
testing before I put it on our production servers.
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-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. Director, Highland Sun
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