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From "Martin Alderson (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Assigned: (DIRSERVER-1101) New replicas may never receive some recent modifications
Date Fri, 25 Jan 2008 11:08:35 GMT


Martin Alderson reassigned DIRSERVER-1101:

    Assignee: Martin Alderson

I now have a fix for this in my private copy of mitosis which just needs porting / committing.

> New replicas may never receive some recent modifications
> --------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: DIRSERVER-1101
>                 URL:
>             Project: Directory ApacheDS
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: mitosis
>    Affects Versions: 1.5.1
>            Reporter: Martin Alderson
>            Assignee: Martin Alderson
> When a new replica is sent all entries from another replica some of the earlier entries
may not be up to date.  If, for example, we send the first entry to the new replica then the
first entry followed by the last entry are modified in turn at the original replica the new
replica will never get the modification to the first entry.
> This occurs as the new replica will only ever ask for newer logs than it's current update
CSN vector which will be based on the most recently modified entries that it was sent.
> I think that before the new replica is allowed to receive any newer logs we will need
to go back over each entry that was sent and request the modifications to bring each up to
the version it should be at.  Throughout this time all local modifications should be rejected
as in DIRSERVER-1098.

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