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Re: Add support for BDB encryption (ITS#3177)

At 10:46 PM 6/5/2004, hyc@OpenLDAP.org wrote:
>Full_Name: Howard Chu
>Version: 2.2?
>URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>Submission from: (NULL) (
>Submitted by: hyc
>It might be nice to add support for BDB 4.x encryption. All that's needed is to
>add a config keyword to set the database password, and set a couple flags if the
>password is provided.

While certainly support for this would be easy to add, I'm
not quite how generally useful such support would be.  Seems
this BDB feature is more aimed at applications which directly
interact with the user (and hence can prompt the user for
their password) than a daemon such as slapd(8).