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Re: (ITS#4836) dynamic configuration support for ppolicy

bgmilne@staff.telkomsa.net wrote:
> Full_Name: Buchan Milne
> Version: OPENLDAP_REL_ENG_2_3
> OS: Linux 2.6
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> Dynamic configuration would remove the need for restarting slapd in many
> situations (add a schema, add an index), however sites requiring ppolicy on any
> database in running in the same slapd cannot use dynamic configuration since
> ppolicy in REL_ENG_2_3 does not have dynamic configuration support.
> ppolicy in HEAD does have such support, but the version from head does not
> compile on REL_ENG_2_3, and various bugfixes since it was originally added
> depend on features in HEAD.

> It would be useful to have dynamic configuration support for ppolicy in
> REL_ENG_2_3.

"Would be useful" doesn't sound like a bug report to me, and RE23 really 
shouldn't be receiving enhancements at this stage of its cycle.

I've added the necessary patches to RE23, but understand that requests of 
this sort are much less likely to be honored going forward. New code will be 
in RE24.

   -- Howard Chu
   Chief Architect, Symas Corp.  http://www.symas.com
   Director, Highland Sun        http://highlandsun.com/hyc
   Chief Architect, OpenLDAP     http://www.openldap.org/project/