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Re: Help with modules

Thank you all for your help. I'm going to push for upgrading to 2.2.

You can bet I'll be back with questions as soon as I get further into
this project.


On Sat, 25 Sep 2004 10:19:33 +0200, Pierangelo Masarati <ando@sys-net.it> wrote:
> Herb Hrowal wrote:
> >Thank you for the help, Howard. I'm assuming this is in the 2.2
> >codebase only. We're still using 2.1 at our installation. Was
> >something like this possible in 2.1 or do I need to convince the
> >powers that be that 2.2 is essential?
> >
> >
> Not in 2.1, you definitely need 2.2.  Note that 2.2 also provides support
> for Netscape's SLAPI modules.  Its is generally agreed that SLAPI be
> used if interoperablity with other implementations of SLAPI is required
> (i.e. the same plugin needs to be run with different servers), but the
> native
> OpenLDAP modules should use the overlay technology.
> If you plan to develop an overlay, I suggest you definitely move to 2.2;
> during development, I also suggest you check the compatibility wih HEAD
> code, because at some point you may want to tak advantage of the many
> improvements 2.3 will provide in this area (first of all, as I mentioned
> earlier, overlays stacked before database selection; more helpers and
> precomputed vaues in data structures passed around by operations).
> Feel free to ask more specific questions as soon as you progress in your
> design.
> p.
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