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Re: LDAP with the BerkeleyDB
Thanks, I'll give it a shot and let you know.
Carl Litt wrote:
> I'm running openldap-1.2.11 on Slackware 7.1 (glibc-2.1.3). Should
> be close to what you're running. Here's how I got it going:
> Untar db-2.7.7, and:
> cd db-2.7.7/build_unix
> make ; make install
> This only builds the static library. To build the shared library, read
> docs/build/shared_gcc.html. Remember to add /usr/local/BerekelyDB/lib
> to /etc/ld.so.conf and run ldconfig.
> If you're running Linux with Linuxthreads, you have to install GNU pth.
> (Refer FAQ-o-Matic, under the Linux platform hints to see why).
> Untar pth-1.3.7:
> ./configure --enable-optimize --enable-tests --enable-syscall-soft
> make ; make test ; make install
> Now untar openldap-1.2.11 and:
> export CPPFLAGS="-I/usr/local/BerkeleyDB/include"
> export LDFLAGS="-L/usr/local/BerkeleyDB/lib"
> ./configure --with-threads=pth --enable-shared --with-gnu-ld \
> --with-ldbm-api=db2 --enable-slurpd --with-yielding-select=no
> make ; make install
> If you run the 'make test', it will probably fail at some point. This is
> because there is a problem somewhere with threads where slapd hangs in
> select(), and will not exit normally on kill signals. (I've tried
> different combinations of --with-yielding-select with no success).
> Compiling --without-threads works as expected, but then you can't use
> However, if you do an echo "" | ldapadd -p <slapd port> after killing
> the process, the server will pop out of select and close properly (or
> so it seems). All you need to get the tests to work is add
> 'echo "" | ldapadd -p 9009' just before the 'sleep 5' at the end of
> Also remember to fix your system shutdown scripts to do the same when
> shutting down.
> Carl Litt
> Network Administrator
> Execulink Internet Services
> On Tue, 22 Aug 2000, Gerry Maddock wrote:
> > Is anyone out there running openldap w/the BerkelyDB? I'm working on
> > a sys running RH6.2. After I unzipped the tarball and
> > went into the openldap-1.2.11 directory. At the bash prompt I typed the
> > following:
> > # CPPFLAGS=-I/usr/local/BerkeleyDB/include
> > #LDFLAGS=-L/usr/local/BerkeleyDB/lib
> > #LIBS="-lpthread -lposix4"
> > #export CPPFLAGS LDFLAGS LIBS
> > #./configure --with-threads --with-ldbm-api=db2
> > I get the following error:
> > configure: error: installation or configuration problem: C compiler
> > cannot create executables.
> > I have the berkeley DB installed, when I just run ./configure by itself,
> > the compiler is able to make the make file. Any ideas? Thank you in
> > advance for any help.
> > By the way, I was working off the following article:
> > http://www.linuxworld.com/linuxworld/lw-1999-07/lw-07-ldap_tutorial.html