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Re: commit: ldap/servers/slapd/back-ldap chain.c
Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
On Fri, 2005-11-04 at 23:08 +0000, kurt@OpenLDAP.org wrote:If there is a referral loop this mutex will cause a deadlock. I.e., if
the main backend returns a referral to a remote server that refers back
to this same backend which causes another referral from the main
backend. (If the remote reference back resolves to a regular entry in
the local backend it will be fine.) Like I said before, to really fix
this requires making back-ldap work with multiple URLs (and
slap_bindconf's). That would also address the FIXME re: using the
Update of /repo/OpenLDAP/pkg/ldap/servers/slapd/back-ldap
chain.c 126.96.36.199 -> 188.8.131.52
Sync with HEAD
I'd like to hear if we are all (Howard, significantly, since he's a good
insight into that piece of code) fine with my fix: it's a "brute force"
On a related note, we probably should implement this Loop Detection Control.
I can't seem to find any further docs on it, but this may be enough to
work with. Perhaps Mark Wahl could shed some light on it since the OID
is under his arc.
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc
OpenLDAP Core Team http://www.openldap.org/project/