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Re: Open LDAP library for WIN Client
- To: Sangita Mohan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: Open LDAP library for WIN Client
- From: "Dr. Volker Zell" <Dr.Volker.Zell@oracle.com>
- Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 16:50:31 +0100
- Cc: openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
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- In-reply-to: <email@example.com> (Sangita Mohan's message of "Wed, 09 Feb 2005 15:14:28 -0800")
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>>>>> Sangita Mohan writes:
> Sorry, I am not exactly familiar with Cygwin or even LDAP for that
> matter. Please excuse me if I have too many questions. I tried the
> following and am basically stuck.
> I tried getting OpenLDAP via Cygwin as you suggested and landed up a
> lib directory that has
> liblday_r.dll.a and so on.
> There were no .dll files, instead I got a bunch of .dll.a and .a
> files. I haven't encountered any WIN library files with a .dll.a
> extension and they do not open up using Visual Studio either. Is there
> something I am missing out here. Should I simply use the \lib and the
> \usr\include directories as my client library?
> The other option I tried is downloading a tar file of 2.1.25 version
> (which supports Windows) from the archives. It had the Windows
> workspace files in the build directory. I opened up the main.dsw file
> and tried to do a build. It said that the SASL header was missing. I
> tried installing Cyrus SASL to continue. I see that I need to install
> Sleepycat software to make Cyrus SASL. I am sort of confused here. I
> need only the client library for Windows. Why would I need to have
> Sleepycat installed and is there a way to make SASL without Sleepycat?
> Anyway I went on to make SASL without installing Sleepycat and landed
> up with the following error:
>> NMake -f NTMakefile (I get the following error)
> NTMakefile(221) : fatal error U1088: invalid separator '::' on inference rule.
> Can someone please give me some more details on how to get only the
> OpenLDAP client library for Windows. I need to do LDAP authentication
> in my client either over SSL or using Kerebros, whichever is easier.
> Any help is appreciated.
>From your mail I conclude that the cygwin versions of the libraries is
not what you want. But to find out what cygwin is for, check the