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Re: (ITS#4043) ldap_init deprecated?
ldap_init(3) was obsoleted by ldap_initialize(3). New
programs are encouraged to use the latter. Builders
of old programs can define LDAP_DEPRECATED=1 through
their build environment until such time the old
programs are updated.
RFC 1823 is an informational specification for a API to a
now historic protocol, LDAPv2.
draft-ietf-ldapext-ldap-c-api-xx.txt is an expired draft
detailing an API for LDAPv3 (and LDAPv2). It's dead
The OpenLDAP client library follows draft-ietf-ldap-c-api-xx.txt
in places, and in other places, it doesn't. The current
client library API is specified in <ldap.h> and the
library code (unfortunately the man pages are not all
up to date).
As <ldap.h> is as intended, this report will be closed.
At 11:54 AM 9/26/2005, email@example.com wrote:
>Full_Name: Ricardo Ariel Gorosito
>Submission from: (NULL) (220.127.116.11)
>in OpenLDAP 2.3.7 ldap_init appears to be deprecated. Quote from ldap.h:
> * in open.c:
>LDAP_F( LDAP * )
>ldap_init LDAP_P(( /* deprecated */
> LDAP_CONST char *host,
> int port ));
>RFC 1823, draft-ietf-ldapext-ldap-c-api-xx.txt, and man ldap_open say "At this
>time, ldap_init() is preferred. ldap_open() will be depreciated in a later
>Thanks in advance