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Re: (ITS#6716) syncprov sessionlog 'sl_mincsn' not assigned a value.
- To: openldap-its@OpenLDAP.org
- Subject: Re: (ITS#6716) syncprov sessionlog 'sl_mincsn' not assigned a value.
- From: rein@OpenLDAP.org
- Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2010 16:23:18 GMT
- Auto-submitted: auto-generated (OpenLDAP-ITS)
On 09.12.10 09.09, email@example.com wrote:
> I think the best (blind) fix consists in only performing that test if
> sl_mincsn is assigned a value; something like
I'm looking at an extended fix. The problem with the current
implementation is that is assumes the entries arrives in CSN order,
which isn't necessarily true in a MMR configuration.
My fix drops sl_mincsn, keeps the log queue in CSN order and compares
with the head entry. It also wipes the log if it receives any changes
without CSN (i.e during refresh).
There might still be a theoretical problem there, if the sid of an entry
in the log is not in the set sent by the consumer. But since we know
they have the same number of CSNs this can only happen during initial
setup of a multi-master configuration. In which case the admins real
problem is that he didn't bring the servers online in a controlled order..