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(ITS#8573) ldap* tools should be able to function w/o a conf file

Full_Name: Quanah Gibson-Mount
Version: 2.4.44
URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
Submission from: (NULL) (

Right now, it is impossible to configure the ldap* command line tools so that
they function in major circumstances w/o also having a configuration file (I.e.,
ldap.conf, .ldaprc, etc).  For example, the ability to use startTLS with LDAP
requires such a file so that the CA file and/or cert path for the tool can be

The "-o" option should be expanded to cover additional configuration parameters
from the conf file, as has already been done with the network timeout parameter.