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Re: cn=config example
Howard Chu wrote:
Gavin Henry wrote:
Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
Howard Chu <email@example.com> wrote:
Note that this feature was already documented in the existing
slapd/slapadd/slap* manpages in 2.3. It's a shame that we go to the
writing these docs that nobody actually reads.
And it's a sad that project leaders immediatly assume users are just
unwilling to read the docs, rather than wondering if the docs need
We know they do, and we are. There's no wondering involved ;-)
This bears some repeating. We are continuously investing time and energy
into updating the docs. But if you don't provide feedback like "this
part helped" or "this part is unclear" then we can only assume you're
not reading any of it. If you don't tell us the commands you used, and
you don't tell us what diagnostic output was produced, we can only
assume that you don't know how to ask for help, and that you don't know
how to use the software, and that you've ignored all of the
documentation that tells you how to do all these things.
Just saying "this didn't work for me" doesn't tell anybody anything useful.
When you communicate effectively with us, you'll get better information
I'd love to also see, "It would be really helpful if x, y and x was
Much like our test suite, complete coverage is the aim.
OpenLDAP Engineering Team.
Community developed LDAP software.