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Re: (ITS#8818) SASL_MECH is wrongly documented as user option

cheimes@redhat.com wrote:
> Full_Name: Christian Heimes
> Version: 2.4.45
> OS: Fedora
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (2001:16b8:601e:1c00:18cd:bce4:2531:fe3)
> SASL_MECH is documented as "This is a user-only option" in man ldap.conf,
> https://www.openldap.org/software/man.cgi?query=ldap.conf . User-only options
> are documented as "Such options are ignored if present in the ldap.conf".
> Contrary to the documentation, libldap loads SASL_MECH from global ldap.conf. We
> discussed the issue in
> https://github.com/freeipa/freeipa/pull/1470#issuecomment-372602434
> Is this a documentation bug or an implementation bug?

It appears the doc is stale. The user-only attribute was removed from 
SASL_MECH in ITS#4327 (commit 86d10729) and apparently the docs weren't 
updated then.

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