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RE: slapd on NT

It should be noted that devel codes (and all 2.0 alphas) are not
meant for general use.

At 11:30 PM 5/17/00 -0700, Howard Chu wrote:
>We at Symas Corp have done substantial work on the NT port, using both VC++
>6.0 and MingW32, but we've been using gdbm, not Berkeley DB. There is a
>document on the OpenLDAP FAQ-O-Matic about how to configure and build on
>Mingw32. If you have any specific questions, let me know. In general there's
>nothing to edit or configure for the VC++ build. Also, in general, it's a
>lot easier to deal with the whole system if you install cygwin to get the
>Unix-like command environment.
>  -- Howard Chu
>  Chief Architect, Symas Corp.       Director, Highland Sun
>  http://www.symas.com               http://highlandsun.com/hyc
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
>> [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of
>> Aoife_Kavanagh@rta.nsw.gov.au
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2000 11:03 PM
>> To: openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
>> Subject: slapd on NT
>> Hi,
>> A question for any NT people out there.  I've installed OpenLDAP
>> 2.0 on NT along with version 2.7.7 of Sleepycat Software's
>> Berkeley DB and built it using Visual C++ 6.0  I'm new to LDAP so
>> I'm struggling with the configuration and generally just testing
>> my installation as all test scripts and document is very Unix oriented.
>> Can someone tell me, what needs to be configured *before*
>> building the source?  I don't have an ldapconfig.h.edit although
>> I have modified ldap_config.nt.  When slapd is running which
>> files does it use to pick up its configuration settings and are
>> these settings statically linked or runtime settings?  I though
>> it slapd.conf, but while it does look in this file it seems to
>> getting environment settings from somewhere other than the
>> environment or other config files. I got around this temporarily
>> by hardcoding in the path for  the slapd.at.conf and
>> slapd.ac.conf files but I'm worried that my settings in general
>> are not correct.
>> Also, if there are any of you who have had to use slapd on NT
>> are you using the same version as myself?   I've no ldif2ldbm
>> program, all the test scripts are for Unix, and in general I'm
>> having no luck getting anything in the DB.
>> Any help or pointers would be greatly appreciated!
>> Thanks,
>> Aoife