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Re: (ITS#5061) client/tools: Password Policy control handling

On Aug 13, 2007, at 6:06 PM, quanah@zimbra.com wrote:

> --On July 23, 2007 6:51:35 PM +0000 kurt@OpenLDAP.org wrote:
>> Full_Name: Kurt Zeilenga
>> Version: 2.3
>> OS: Mac OS X
>> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>> Submission from: (NULL) (
>> Submitted by: kurt
>> 2.3 (and 2.4) client tools only send the password policy control  
>> with the
>> Bind requests.  However, the control is not only valid with most  
>> every
>> request, but useful to send with every request.   HEAD has been  
>> updated
>> to send, when -e ppolicy is selected, the control with every  
>> request, and
>> to print the control details on return.  While this could be  
>> viewed as a
>> new feature by some it could abe viewed as a bug fix by others.    
>> Given
>> this change scope is quite narrow (should only effect -e ppolicy  
>> users),
>> I recommend it inclusion in the next patch release of 2.3.
> Hi Kurt,
> I've been working on this for the 2.3 release, however there is a  
> problem
> when it comes to ldapmodify.  Pierangelo made the change around  
> controls to
> the ldapmodify code around revision 1.172.  However, when 2.3 was  
> branched
> (after revision 1.175), this new code was excluded by you.  So, the
> question I have now, is should this code now be pulled into 2.3?   
> It is
> quite a bit of change.
> --Quanah

If 2.3 wasn't quite frozen, I'd say just suck in the new tools...
But given 2.3 is very much frozen, and the change scope isn't as  
narrow as I
thought it would be, seems more appropriate just to leave this out.   
Oh well.

Another reason to push 2.4beta out, I guess.

-- Kurt