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Re: StartTLS URL extension

On Sun, Oct 05, 2008 at 07:35:16PM -0700, Howard Chu wrote:
> We really ought to have a way to allow clients to make libldap use StartTLS 
> without having to code their own calls into libldap for that purpose. I 
> think it would be useful to allow specifying StartTLS in the extension 
> field of the LDAP URL. Then at least it can be configured into ldap.conf 
> forgotten about.
> The code for ldap_initialize() should look for the URL extension field, and 
> act on it if StartTLS / is present.
> Any comments?

Not that I have any word in LDAP development, but this
sounds *very* useful :-)


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