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How to compile the LDAP C++ library?

Hey all,

I'm trying to build the LDAP C++ api library under 2.1.25/contrib/ldapc++ on
Windows right now.

I've read the readme, but it appears to have not changed in the last 4+
years and nothing it tells me in there works on Windows. It seems geared
more toward the Unix build environment. I've tried all I can think of and
nothing builds or even really appears to be attempting to build.

Anyone know how to get this thing built, or even better where I can download
the binaries w/o having to mess with building it.

Secondly, anyone know what kind of functionality this library is missing, if
any? Is the library maintained, or is it is just there? The README says it
was some guy's graduate project, which worries me when I'm considering using
it in a commercial product. I can't choose this API and then find out that
some guy in his basement wrote it, and it's no longer maintained by anyone.

Lastly, are there any other dependable, cross-platform LDAP C/C+ api's out
there? I've found the Netscape API but I can't seem to find any place to
actually download it from (the Help looks nice though :)). All links I've
found so far that supposedly point to it actually end up taking me to the
Sun ONE api kit, which doesn't appear to be free. I'm about to try out their
trial edition, but I don't really want to pay for a LDAP api if I don't have

Thanks for any help you can provide me,