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On Wed, 2010-04-21 at 04:32 +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > My only concern is that it be maintained, so that the OpenLDAP backend
> > can be a supported part of Samba4 into the long term. (I know it's not
> > been in good shape for the past while, but there is hope we can get it
> > back on track).
> > Do contrib modules come with this level of maintenance?
> Inherently no, because they would not be configured/built along with the
> rest of the package. Of course, as soon as users (possibly including
> myself) notice issues, they would be maintained (see for example nssov).
> The most straightforward way of having it routinely built is to place it
> in slapd/overlays/; I guess this needs consensus from the rest of the
> team. I'd vote in favor; please holler.
My eventual goal is that folks using a Ubuntu or Fedora system would
have Samba4 'just work' with the packaged OpenLDAP. I can of course
lobby them to get their packages updated to build from contrib, but it's
easier if it's just in there.=20
Similarly, when I ask folks to configure with 'OpenLDAP HEAD' in the
short term, it is of course easier for me if everything is already in
But this is your project, not mine, and I am happy with whatever we can
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.
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