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Re: (ITS#7694) cldap fails with IPv6 due to wrong size sockaddr
- To: openldap-its@OpenLDAP.org
- Subject: Re: (ITS#7694) cldap fails with IPv6 due to wrong size sockaddr
- From: email@example.com
- Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:59:56 GMT
- Auto-submitted: auto-generated (OpenLDAP-ITS)
Stef Walter wrote:
> On 10.10.2013 12:59, Howard Chu wrote:
>> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>> Full_Name: Stef Walter
>>> Version: 2.4.35
>>> OS: Fedora 19
>>> Submission from: (NULL) (126.96.36.199)
>>> Connectionless LDAP (ie: cldap enabled with -DLDAP_CONNECTIONLESS) is
>>> broken for
>>> IPv6 for current versions of openldap. Tested with version 2.4.35
>>> It's not clear if this ever worked properly.
>> No, clearly not, the code was written and deprecated before IPv6
>> existed. Nobody should be using this code today.
> Interesting. FWIW, the code is packaged by RHEL and Fedora, and is in
> use by several projects.
Can you list any of these, offhand? The original spec, RFC1798, is long
obsoleted. There is no such thing as CLDAP in LDAPv3. Support in OpenLDAP was
first removed back in 2000. (commit 25a9f7427ddc1b584a721ceb0e12690a96d3639e )
Any apps using this must be quite ancient code and in serious need of a rewrite.
-- Howard Chu
CTO, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/