[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#606350: Bug#606350: sasl2-bin: "Too many open files" error with PAM - recovery with saslauthd restart

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Tue Jan 18 05:46:51 UTC 2011

Quoting D G Teed (donald.teed at gmail.com):
> I installed these packages from sid this morning, onto
> an otherwise squeeze based system:
> samba-common                        2:3.5.6~dfsg-4
> samba-common-bin                    2:3.5.6~dfsg-4
> libwbclient0                        2:3.5.6~dfsg-4
> winbind                             2:3.5.6~dfsg-4
> I can see the pam library file is updated:
> ls -l /lib/security/pam_winbind.so
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 60168 Jan 15 16:04 /lib/security/pam_winbind.so
> winbind and saslauthd are restarted.
> Six hours later I check and the number of fd files
> and links is static at 8 files under each /proc/<pid>/fd
> where <pid> is a process id from saslauthd
> Based on prior experiences with the bug (leak growth appears
> within a few  minutes), this bug is fixed in these package releases.

OK, thanks for your feedback. I just asked the release team for that
version to be accepted in squeeze.

Thanks again for your help all along this bug's investigation.

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