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RE: PATCH: back-sock

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-devel@OpenLDAP.org [mailto:owner-openldap-
> devel@OpenLDAP.org] On Behalf Of Brian Candler

> These overlays are written in C, right?
> I'm interested in finding out more about this mechanism. Is there any
> documentation about what overlays are, how they work, and how to write
> your
> own? How is writing your own overlay different to writing your own
> backend?

See http://www.symas.com/techtips.shtml. That should provide a bit more
information about overlays and answer your questions.

> All I can find is one paragraph in slapd.conf(5), and some slapo-* pages.
> The administrator's guide doesn't seem to have much to say on the matter.
> Cheers,
> Brian.

Matthew Hardin
Symas Corporation
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