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Re: (ITS#7694) cldap fails with IPv6 due to wrong size sockaddr

Stef Walter wrote:
> On 10.10.2013 12:59, Howard Chu wrote:
>> stefw@redhat.com wrote:
>>> Full_Name: Stef Walter
>>> Version: 2.4.35
>>> OS: Fedora 19
>>> Submission from: (NULL) (
>>> 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/