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RE: saslauxprop and libldapdb, auxpropfunc error -7

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Igor Brezac [mailto:igor@ipass.net]

> Try (read 'man imapd.conf')
> sasl_ldapdb_uri: ldapi://
> sasl_ldapdb_id:  admin
> sasl_ldapdb_pw: password
> sasl_ldapdb_mech: PLAIN

Been there, done that. The bug analysis I included below is correct. The
library is broken.

> > That's great, but in libsasl's _sasl_getcallback function,
> I find that
> > libsasl *always* gives you libsasl's own getopt function
> when you retrieve
> > the SASL_CB_GETOPT, even if the app tried to set its own.
> So after patching
> > ldapdb.c, it still doesn't work. In fact, no SASL plugins
> can ever retrieve
> > any configuration information when loaded in imapd, because
> they can't get
> > access to imapd's getopt function.
> >
> > I believe this is a bug in libsasl - if the library never
> intends to let you
> > replace its built-in getopt function, then supporting
> > first place is meaningless. It should report an error if an
> app tries to set
> > the callback, instead of quietly ignoring it, so that
> people don't have to
> > bang their head against the wall for hours wondering why
> things don't work.
> > Better still, it ought to actually use the callbacks that
> an app tells it to
> > use.

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