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Re: Asynchronicity


Is there any workaround way by which we will be able to do a DIGEST-MD5 - SASL LDAP bind asynchronously?

Howard: Is there a plan to have an asynchronous ldap_sasl_interactive_bind in the near future? Any time lines for that?


On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 3:06 PM, Howard Chu <hyc@symas.com> wrote:
William Ahern wrote:
Excepting DNS, is the latest release of OpenLDAP fully asynchronous-capable,
even with TLS? Perusing the source code I can't find any obvious places
other than DNS where things might block, but it's harder to prove the

I remember many years ago this wasn't the case, and I had to thread the
connect phase, but the ChangeLog suggests that things have changed

Connect has been asynch for years, though an option to configure the connect timeout is a more recent addition.

The only significant thing left that I can think of that's still only synchronous is ldap_sasl_interactive_bind_s(), and I have some plans to fix that.
 -- Howard Chu
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