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Re: Unhelpful error message (ITS#668)

I've clarified a number of error messages in 2.0-devel...

At 07:31 PM 8/17/00 +0000, you wrote:
>Full_Name: Eric Kilfoil
>Version: 1.2.11
>OS: Solaris 7
>URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>Submission from: (NULL) (
>There's an ambigous error message in slurpd's sanity() function.  The problem
>arises when slapd.conf does not contain a "replogfile" directive.  The error
>message you get is:
>Error: : directory does not exist
>Perhaps in the sanity() check, you can see if the replogfile slapd.conf
>directive exists, and if not, error out with an error message similar to:
>Error: replogfile directive not defined in slapd.conf
>Another small thing i've noticed that even after you define the replogfile
>directive in slapd.conf, the server does not actually open (ie create) that file
>until a modification is made.  You may want to have the slapd server at least
>touch that file on startup.
>Thanks for the great software!