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Re: GSSAPI auth missing?
* Russ Allbery <email@example.com>:
> Tony Earnshaw <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > 2: reflect this in /the/same/path/slapd.conf.
> Debian supports this path for compatibility with the rest of the world, of
> course, but /etc/ldap/sasl2/slapd.conf may also be used for those who
> would prefer to keep configuration files in /etc rather than putting them
> in /usr/lib/sasl2.
> I see that the general trend in Linux distributions is to standardize on
> /etc/sasl2 as the configuration path, so we may migrate files from there
> to /etc/sasl2 and drop the more peculiar /etc/ldap path in a later
> release. (Opinions on that topic welcome. The approach currently taken
> predates my involvement with the Debian OpenLDAP packages and looks like
> it was intended to match how Postfix handled the same problem.)
Future versions of Debian will have /etc/sasl2 as default path and will
provide /etc/sasl and /usr/lib/sasl2 as fallback. Package maintainers who wish
to keep SASL config files close to their application may do that.
> I see that neither of the issues mentioned in this thread are documented
> in README.Debian, which is oversight on our part; I'll get that fixed.
> Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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