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Re: Open LDAP library for WIN Client

>>>>> 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
    > libladp.dll.a
    > 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
following URL:


    > TIA