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RE: backend modules
> From: Kurt D. Zeilenga [mailto:Kurt@OpenLDAP.Org]
> Please submit changes to libtool to the libtool folks. We
> should not maintain OpenLDAP-specific versions of this tool.
OK, I have submitted the libtool changes. I've gotten some response, but
nothing definitive yet.
> At 07:31 AM 8/6/99 -0700, Howard Chu wrote:
> >The Makefile.in is still missing one piece: there is no install rule. I
> >don't believe slapd modules should be named like regular libraries, nor
> >should they go into regular library directories. Thus, I chose names like
> >"back-ldap.so" instead of "libback-ldap.so". I think these
> things should be
> >installed in the same directory as the config files, i.e.
> The etc directory is not appropriate place for such.
> >as opposed to some place like /usr/local/lib or
> They should be placed in $libexecdir/openldap.
OK. I've tested out static and dynamic builds for all of the backends except
bdb2. The install rules now use $libexecdir/$ldap_subdir for installing the
dynamic backends. I originally set up the build with libltdl copied into the
OpenLDAP source tree, but that was a real pain to get configured properly.
Now I just rely on libltdl already being installed on default search paths.
It seems this is OK since we already require libtool 1.3.3 to be installed
on the build system.