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Re: (ITS#4452) Add support for include-ing globs/directories in slapd.conf

Kurt@OpenLDAP.org wrote:
> I note that this patch doesn't contain a notice of origin. This
> deficiency should be corrected before the patch is considered.
> See <http://www.openldap.org/devel/contributing.html>.
> I note that this contribution is similar to that contained in
> ITS#3613 which was, in the end, rejected.

Indeed. Such a feature is grossly irresponsible from a security 
standpoint, and I would reject this patch simply on those grounds. 
Meanwhile, it's trivial to add new schema to the 2.3 config directory, 
so that specific need can be addressed in a far safer manner.
> -- Kurt
> At 11:56 AM 3/25/2006, bero@arklinux.org wrote:
>> Full_Name: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
>> Version: 2.3.20
>> OS: Ark Linux
>> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/bernhard-rosenkraenzer-060325.patch
>> Submission from: (NULL) (
>> Add support for globs and directories in include statements.
>> This is particularly useful for OS distributors wanting to make sure 3rd
>> party software that uses LDAP can install its schemas without having to
>> hack up scripts that adjust slapd.conf (and break customizations).
>> Patch uploaded to URL below.

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