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client vs. server documentation needed (ITS#308)

Full_Name: Tim Mooney
Version: 1.2.x - 1.2.7
OS: OSF1,Solaris,HP-UX,AIX,IRIX,Linux
URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
Submission from: (NULL) (

This is a documentation issue, not an issue with the software itself.

Not all of the pieces that are installed as part of a `make install' are needed
for a "LDAP client system" installation, and the same can be said for an "LDAP
server-only system".  I could not find any place in the documentation that
what components should be considered "client-side" and what components are
only on a "server".  This should be documented somewhere, so that people that
packaging binaries (via RPM or some other packaging system) can divide the
into a `server' component (or components, if necessary) and a client component

Note that I'm not saying that you need separate targets for `make client' and
server' in the top level Makefile, though that wouldn't be a bad addition
I'm fine with having the `make install' install everything, as long as there is
enough information so that the person doing the packaging can sort out what
should go in each package.