On Thu, 2009-10-15 at 15:28 +0200, Pavel Zuna wrote:
> Rob Crittenden wrote:
> > One of the last steps of an install is to run through any updates. This 
> > change adds a sleep() prior to calling tasks to ensure postop writes are 
> > done
> > 
> > We were seeing a rare deadlock of DS when creating the memberOf task 
> > because one thread was adding memberOf in a postop while another was 
> > trying to create an index and this was causing a PRLock deadlock.
> > 
> > rob
> > 
> sleep might not be the best synchronization mechanism out there, but I think 
> that in this case it is pretty much the only one available and it gets the 
> job 
> done, so ack.

So are we covering a DS bug here ? Or are we doing an asynchronous ldap
request when we should do a synchronous one and wait for it to finish
(I've fixed another place where we were doing that and racing against
our own requests) ?


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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