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Re: (ITS#5061) client/tools: Password Policy control handling
On Aug 13, 2007, at 6:06 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org 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) (22.214.171.124)
>> 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
>> request, but useful to send with every request. HEAD has been
>> 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.
>> this change scope is quite narrow (should only effect -e ppolicy
>> 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
> when it comes to ldapmodify. Pierangelo made the change around
> controls to
> the ldapmodify code around revision 1.172. However, when 2.3 was
> (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.
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.
Another reason to push 2.4beta out, I guess.