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RE: Building a backend.

See ITS #192 on www.openldap.org in the Issue Tracking System.
> Ok, I've embarked on my first serious attempt to hack OpenLDAP.  
> I've followed
> the examples and read the docs and UMich on building my own 
> back-end.  It all
> seems straightforward enough until...
> How do I get this thing to compile?  I've looked through the config and
> Makefile.in files.  I don't really understand how they work, but 
> I've searched
> for every entry of "SHELL" and "shell" and added a similar entry 
> for my backend
> ("orbit").  The makefile is created, but it never gets run.   I 
> get a message
> that says something like "run configure with --enable-orbit".  I 
> did that, no
> luck.
> I've clearly missed something important.  Can somebody give me a 
> quick pointer
> on the easiest way to compile my backend into slapd?
> Regards...
> Ami.