[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#638066: winbind initscript should always run after samba initscript

Phil Gold pgold at hillmgt.com
Tue Aug 16 21:59:52 UTC 2011

Package: winbind
Version: 2:3.5.6~dfsg-3squeeze4
Severity: normal

winbind does not properly get user info from Active Directory unless it is
started after smbd and nmbd, but there is nothing in its initscript to force
that ordering with the new dependency-based boot system.  There should be

I just added "samba" to the Required-Start section of the winbind initscript,
but that's probably not the most general approach, since I see that the winbind
package does not depend on the samba package.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0.2
  APT prefers oldstable
  APT policy: (500, 'oldstable'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages winbind depends on:
ii  adduser           3.112+nmu2             add and remove users and groups
ii  libc6             2.11.2-10              Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libcap2           1:2.19-3               support for getting/setting POSIX.
ii  libcomerr2        1.41.12-4stable1       common error description library
ii  libgssapi-krb5-2  1.8.3+dfsg-4squeeze1   MIT Kerberos runtime libraries - k
ii  libk5crypto3      1.8.3+dfsg-4squeeze1   MIT Kerberos runtime libraries - C
ii  libkrb5-3         1.8.3+dfsg-4squeeze1   MIT Kerberos runtime libraries
ii  libldap-2.4-2     2.4.23-7.2             OpenLDAP libraries
ii  libpam-runtime    1.1.1-6.1              Runtime support for the PAM librar
ii  libpam0g          1.1.1-6.1              Pluggable Authentication Modules l
ii  libpopt0          1.16-1                 lib for parsing cmdline parameters
ii  libtalloc2        2.0.1-1                hierarchical pool based memory all
ii  libwbclient0      2:3.5.6~dfsg-3squeeze4 Samba winbind client library
ii  lsb-base          3.2-23.2squeeze1       Linux Standard Base 3.2 init scrip
ii  samba-common      2:3.5.6~dfsg-3squeeze4 common files used by both the Samb
ii  zlib1g            1:       compression library - runtime

winbind recommends no packages.

winbind suggests no packages.

-- Configuration Files:
/etc/init.d/winbind changed:
[ -r /etc/default/winbind ] && . /etc/default/winbind
unset TMPDIR
test -x $DAEMON || exit 0
. /lib/lsb/init-functions
case "$1" in
		log_daemon_msg "Starting the Winbind daemon" "winbind"
		mkdir -p /var/run/samba/winbindd_privileged || return 1
		chgrp winbindd_priv $PIDDIR/winbindd_privileged/ || return 1
		chmod 0750 $PIDDIR/winbindd_privileged/ || return 1
		start-stop-daemon --start --quiet --oknodo --exec $DAEMON -- $WINBINDD_OPTS
		log_end_msg $?
		log_daemon_msg "Stopping the Winbind daemon" "winbind"
		start-stop-daemon --stop --quiet --oknodo --exec $DAEMON
		log_end_msg $?
		$0 stop && sleep 2 && $0 start
		status_of_proc -p $WINBINDPID $DAEMON winbind && exit 0 || exit $?
		echo "Usage: /etc/init.d/winbind {start|stop|restart|force-reload|status}"
		exit 1

-- no debconf information

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