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Re: (ITS#3458) ppolicy overlay doesn't build (missing declarations)

Pierangelo Masarati wrote:

> hyc@symas.com wrote:
>> ando@sys-net.it wrote:
>>> Full_Name: Pierangelo Masarati
>>> Version: 2.3
>>> OS: Linux
>>> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>>> Submission from: (NULL) (
>>> ppolicy overlay doesn't build because of missing declarations, which 
>>> are hidden
>>> in include/ldap.h behind #ifdef LDAP_DEVEL; don't know what's best 
>>> to fix it:
>>> #define LDAP_DEVEL (or better #define 
>>> conditionally defined in include/ldap.h when LDAP_DEVEL is 
>>> #define'd) or inhibit
>>> the building of the overlay #ifndef'd LDAP_DEVEL or so.
>> I'm still undecided here. I would like to see this code get released, 
>> but I guess this is still too soon. The code is now stale and needs 
>> to be brought up to date with the current draft anyway. So perhaps we 
>> should remove the ppolicy overlay from the 2.3 build for now.
> I would consider the ppolicy a nice plus for 2.3, but it's up to you. 
> In any case, I see that there's ppolicy code in libldap, in the client 
> tools and in the overlay, so there's plenty of places for potential 
> build problems.  What about keeping it as is but wrapped around a sort 
> of LDAP_PRERELEASE macro?  Something that by default is not enabled, 
> and one may use at own risk, but in a release, not in HEAD.

That would be fine. I.e., putting it into 2.3 but leaving it disabled by 

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