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Re: OpenLDAP and Sendmail 8.10

At 04:47 PM 12/7/99 +0100, Tom Helmer Jensen wrote:
>Has anyone used sendmail 8.10 + OpenLDAP 1.2.7 with success?

I assume sendmail/ldap'ers have.  You might check on their

>There's a note in sendmail's map.c about a bug/feature in openldap libs
>	**  We check errno != LDAP_DECODING_ERROR since
>	**  OpenLDAP 1.X has a very ugly *undocumented*
>	**  hack of returning this error code from
>	**  ldap_next_attribute() if the library freed the
>	**  ber attribute.

This hack is needed to work around the defined semantics of
U-Mich LDAP 3.3 (RFC 1823) compatible APIs such as OpenLDAP 1.x.
OpenLDAP 2.x will sport an updated (non-RFC1823) API based
upon more recent IETF LDAPext work in this area.