[Pki-devel] [PATCH] pki-ftweedal-0015-Monitor-database-for-changes-to-LDAP-profiles.patch

Fraser Tweedale ftweedal at redhat.com
Mon Apr 13 06:07:09 UTC 2015

On Thu, Apr 09, 2015 at 10:09:47AM -0500, Endi Sukma Dewata wrote:
> On 4/8/2015 2:40 AM, Fraser Tweedale wrote:
> >On Mon, Apr 06, 2015 at 08:27:05PM -0500, Endi Sukma Dewata wrote:
> >>On 3/30/2015 2:27 AM, Fraser Tweedale wrote:
> >>Let's say a profile is modified then deleted. These operations are
> >>replicated to a clone which is monitoring the changes using persistent
> >>search. When the clone receives the modify operation it will call
> >>readProfile(), which will call createProfile(), which will create an
> >>LDAPConfigStore for that profile. When LDAPConfigStore is created, it will
> >>read the profile from the database using a separate query. The problem is,
> >>at that point it's unclear whether the profile still exists.
> >>
> >>The current code might ignore the error if the entry doesn't exist, but in
> >>general I don't think the code should make a separate query to retrieve the
> >>profile info because it could lead to inconsistencies. It should have used
> >>the LDAP entry returned by the persistent search that corresponds to the
> >>operation being processed.
> >>
> >Okey doke, new patch attached.  The LDAPConfigStore no longer reads
> >the entry on construction, and the LDAPProfileSubsystem reads the
> >config from the incoming persistent search results and loads it into
> >the LDAPConfigStore.
> ACK.
> There are some minor issues, they can be addressed separately:
> 1. The try-catch blocks inside the while loop in run() probably can be
> combined. If an error occurs and it's still (!stopped) it will sleep for a
> while before continuing.
> 2. The profileId should be obtained from the cn in the DN instead of from
> the cn in the entry since the cn in the entry could have multiple values:
>   String profileId = (String)
>       ldapProfile.getAttribute("cn").getStringValues().nextElement();
> 3. In LDAPProfileSubsystem.createProfile() the mProfileIds is guarded
> against duplicates:
>   if (!mProfiles.containsKey(id))
>       mProfileIds.addElement(id);
> but in ProfileSubsystem.createProfile() it's not:
>   mProfileIds.addElement(id);
> I think they should be consistent:
> 4. Related to #3, I think the mProfileIds can be replaced with
> mProfiles.keys() which contains unique profile IDs.
Thanks!  Pushed to master (1bfebdb).

Patches for above issues are imminent.


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