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Re: How _do_ I build slapd?

At 14:31 -0700 8/16/99, Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:
>>And how do I build slapd???
> You follow steps 1-6.  You might also want to review the FAQ and
> our new "Quick Startup Guide" at:
>    http://www.openldap.org/faq/index.cgi?file=172

RTFM, huh? :)

Been there (three or four times now); done that; doesn't work.

I'm trying again from the top. Having back-and-forth conversations with
"Alan Sparks" <asparks@cpd.harris.com>

> You need to build from the top-level directory after running
> configure with appropriate options for your system.  To build

Like I said, been there; done that.

> a standalone LDAP server with database support you must have
> an LDBM compatible database manager preinstalled.  LDBM is
> compatible with BerkeleyDB 2.7.5 from Sleepycat Software
> (http://www.sleepycat.com/) and GDBM from Free Software Foundation
> (http://www.gnu.org/).

Not documented well. I had 2.5.9. I will replace it with 2.7.5 if that will

>>Some better information in the INSTALL file would be helpful...
> The quick guide provides an overview of the process.  It's meant
> to be used in conjunction with the README, INSTALL, and FAQ.

b.t.; d.t. (not stupid, merely frustrated :-)

> If you have additional questions, I recommend you post to our
> software mailing list (http://www.openldap.org/lists/).  You
> must be subscribed to post.

I may try that.

Thanks -

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