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Re: LDAP fails on Mac

Many thanks Niels - that was the problem.

For the record, the current version of OpenLDAP (ie as of March 2000) from
the CVS will compile and run all the tests correctly on a Mac Linux system
providing that the --with-ldbm-api=gdbm option is specified to configure.


on 7/3/00 2:39 pm, Niels Poppe at niels@netbox.org wrote:

> Iain Stevenson wrote:
>> Hi list,
> [..]
>> Although OpenLDAP compiles perfectly, slapd will not start - it fails trying
>> to create a database.  I have updated to the latest glibc (2.1.3) and the
>> latest gdbm.  I have kernel 2.2.14.
> This looks like what I've seen on linux/alpha.
> Try ./configure --with-ldbm-api=gdbm
> since the default ldbm backend is (was?) only thread-safe on intel.