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Re: (ITS#4530) Patch to support configuration directories

For various reasons, including some already noted in ITS#3613, I would 
recommend rejecting any patch along these lines. With back-config in 
OpenLDAP 2.3 I see nothing gained from such a feature.

openldap@wilmer.gaast.net wrote:
> Full_Name: Wilmer van der Gaast
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> Submission from: (NULL) (
> Hello,
> I made a little change in slapd's config.c that might be useful for others. It
> allows the user to specify a directory instead of a file to the include
> configuration command. If it's a directory, it will parse all files in that
> directory.
> This can be useful for people who write scripts to automatically add
> configuration settings to their OpenLDAP setup (for permissions, etc).
> If you're interested, I can make a patch and submit it. I don't know if other
> people think this is useful, but please let me know. :-)

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