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Re: (ITS#4748) Implement [NETWORK_]TIMEOUT options for ldap.conf
> Full_Name: Alex Deiter
> Version: 2.3.29
> OS: Solaris 9 sparc
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (188.8.131.52)
> Please review my patch which implement two new ldap.conf options: TIMEOUT and
> NETWORK_TIMEOUT. These options are very useful to the wide list of applications,
> which do not operate these parameters directly: samba, isc dhcp/bind, sendmail
> and many other things.
> I offer two variants: with use ldap_set_option:
> and without it:
Usually, only patches for HEAD code are considered, unless they are
specifically intended to fix bugs in release code.
TIMEOUT is right now unused in the code; have no idea what it was
originally intended for. Support for NETWORK_TIMEOUT in ldap.conf is
already implemented in HEAD; OpenLDAP 2.3 is feature frozen, so it's
unlikely that it will be backported, as it's not a major bug but rather
a missing feature.