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Re: Perl 5.6 fixes (ITS#1659)

We likely need to have some openldap-devel discussions regarding
whether it's time to completely drop support for Perl 5.005.  I
note that 5.005 is the version of Perl shipped in many "stable"
operating system releases.


At 05:27 PM 2002-03-20, lukeh@padl.com wrote:
>Full_Name: Luke Howard
>Version: 2.1.0alpha
>OS: Linux
>URL: http://www.padl.com/~lukeh/2.1.0alpha+perlfixes.diff
>Submission from: (NULL) (
>A small change was needed to compile 2.1.0alpha with Perl 5.6.x
>as opposed to Perl 5.005. Moreover, we made some changes to improve
>the interface between the back-perl glue and the actual Perl backend:
>it is, for example, useful for the search implementation to be
>aware of the search scope and normalized base DN, and for backend
>methods to return actual LDAP result codes rather than TRUE/FALSE.
>Caveat utilitor being that we haven't finished testing these patches;
>review advised.