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Re: (ITS#6016) Make moduleload automatic

Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
> hyc@symas.com wrote:
>> As a further clarification - we're only considering this for backends and
>> overlays; other dynamically loaded elements' (like syntaxes, password hashes,
>> whatever) behavior will not be changed.
> I see quite a few issues (unless already discussed).  For example, one
> would typically discover the need to load back_monitor.la only close to
> the end of the configuration, while the module defines some specific
> schema and even some specific calls that may be needed by other backends
> instantiated earlier in order to allow custom monitoring.  I guess the
> problem can be generalized.

Right. I think we'll go with another approach instead - Samba will always spit 
out moduleload directives. We'll change moduleload to check for 
already-existing backends or overlays, and silently succeed in those cases.

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