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Re: slapd.conf vs slapd.d in the docs

----- "Andrew Findlay" <andrew.findlay@skills-1st.co.uk> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 06:07:15PM +0000, Gavin Henry wrote:
> > I'm just wondering how we move forward with the docs and the config
> > backend. Should we document examples with both, or only slapd.d or
> > move example config to the appendix and have an appendix for each
> > format so it doesn't clutter the guide.
> > 
> > My feeling is the last option is best.  Thoughts?
> I would certainly prefer to see just one format used in the body
> of the guide. Less duplication, so less chance of error.
> The file format is cleaner than the LDIF necessary to express
> data for the config backend and there is a simple translation
> to the other format, so I would suggest sticking with file-based
> examples. Occasional pointers to the section describing the
> translation process would be useful.

OK, thanks. Dev team thoughts?

Kind Regards,

Gavin Henry.
OpenLDAP Engineering Team.

E ghenry@OpenLDAP.org

Community developed LDAP software.