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Re: substring index oddity
--On Wednesday, August 24, 2005 9:22 PM -0300 Andreas Hasenack
Em Quarta 24 Agosto 2005 19:44, Quanah Gibson-Mount escreveu:
I agree, why not? I do. :P But this isn't necessarily an argument for
compiling from source. It is an argument against using Debian's
packaged releases since they are inadequate. There are other packages
of OpenLDAP that keep current.
Don't be so hard on them or any other distro. For you, it's just
openldap. For them, it's openldap + libldap + liblber and TONS of other
packages that depend on those. Distros are wary about upgrading because
of that, and openldap has already changed the API once during a minor
upgrade (please note I'm not complaining).
The argument of "install openldap somewhere else where its libraries
won't be seen by the other programs" doesn't work for a distro. It works
for you, for me or for a company providing (open)ldap services, but not
for a distro.
That goes along with my argument that people shouldn't (generally, there
are some exceptions) be using linux-distro versions of OpenLDAP for a
directory service, just for directory clients, and simply use versions of
OpenLDAP dedicated purely to providing the directory service (whether from
a company or self-compiled).
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