On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 02:00:03PM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote: > On 03/07/2018 01:55 PM, Stephen Gallagher wrote: > >Yes, SSSD monitors those files and automatically cleans its cache. > > > >However, you're right. On systems not using SSSD (which I suspect is a > >nontrivial number of systems running systemd...), people are probably still > >using nss and we should call `nscd -i passwd` (plus `group` and `shadow` > >where appropriate) if the nscd service is running. > > nscd is supposed to monitor these files, too. > > But is this monitoring sufficient? RPM will immediately start > installing files after the scriptlet has finished. nscd and SSSD > may not have completed their cache invalidation at this point, so > this looks like a race condition to me.
That sounds like a bug in the cache implementation. nscd and sssd simply _must_ ensure that their copy of passwd is the latest one. Shouldn't be a problem to call fstatat() before generating an answer an invalidate the cache if it returns a different mtime then previously. Zbyszek _______________________________________________ devel mailing list -- email@example.com To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org