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Re: ldap.conf between /etc/openldap or /etc/openldap2.3?

On Wednesday 19 December 2007 01:36:18 Norman Gaywood wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 10:15:41AM +0200, Buchan Milne wrote:
> > To ensure there are not conflicts etc., my packages ship everything with
> > a major version suffix if the distribution shipped a different major
> > version of OpenLDAP. Thus, the ldap library from the libldap2.3_0 package
> > uses /etc/openldap2.3/ldap.conf, however the original ldap library
> > provided by RHEL (in the openldap-2.2.13 package) is still the 2.2.13
> > version, and still uses /etc/openldap/ldap.conf.
> This seems to have changed for RHEL 5
> Your packages at http://staff.telkomsa.net/packages/rhel5/openldap/x86_64/
> seem to replace the RH supplied ones.

Note the phrase "if the distribution shipped a different major version of 
OpenLDAP". Since RHEL5 ships with 2.3, suffixing won't help (as the library 
name must be the same).

However, now that the 2.4.7 packages are available, yo will notice the policy 
is still consistent.