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Re: configure's --program-suffix

On 2/13/09 12:54 PM, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
--On Friday, February 13, 2009 12:42 PM -0500 Francis Swasey <Frank.Swasey@uvm.edu> wrote:

I am building OpenLDAP 2.4.13 (on RHEL5 if it matters) and using the
--program-suffix option of configure so I can install this without
replacing Red Hat's version (this time).

What I'm finding though is that although the binaries have the suffix --
/usr/sbin/slaptest2.4 (for example).  The slapd binary does not
understand that "slaptest2.4" should make it run as the slaptest tool --
and it executes as slapd.

Is this behavior expected (ie, using this feature, I need to patch the
tools array in servers/slapd/main.c to put the suffix on the char string
for matching purposes)?

File an ITS? I'd assume we'd want this to work correctly.

I'm cool with filing an ITS, I just wanted to check that what I am seeing was not the expected behavior before doing so. (for some strange reason, I'd rather be called a fool on the mailinglist than in an ITS)

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