* Andreas (firstname.lastname@example.org) [040706 16:53]: > On Mon, Jul 05, 2004 at 06:40:22PM +0200, Andreas Schuldei wrote: > > > It's the distro's fault to still ship 2.0. > > > 2.0 is not maintained anymore for ages. > > > > i have heard that argument before. it does not mean one can share > > one`s knowledge about problems and help each other. > > One has also to consider that it's not always easy to upgrade such > an important component as openldap in a distro. Many many many programs > depend on openldap nowadays and can easily break unless they are updated > too. And that's when a new version of a distro comes out. this mail has not been sent by me. to the person who forged it: even if many distros leave their users out in the rain and save money by not providing a smooth upgrade path, debian does try to do that. there are attempts to parse the dumped ldif and upgrade it to the newer, stricter and more standards-compliant openldap 2.1 format, made by the responsible debian maintainers.
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