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RE: debugging

In regard to: RE: debugging, Quanah Gibson-Mount said (at 1:01pm on May 15,...:

--On Friday, May 15, 2015 3:51 PM -0500 Tim Mooney <Tim.Mooney@ndsu.edu> wrote:

In regard to: RE: debugging, Quanah Gibson-Mount said (at 11:13am on


Using JNDI for LDAP is a very, very bad idea.

For my own edification and possibly the benefit of the archives, though,
can you go into the reasons *why* it's a bad idea?


Years of experience of using JNDI and dealing with its multitude of bugs and the fact the LDAP portion of JNDI is generally unmaintained. The developers who worked on it left Sun/Oracle and went and created UnboundID, but did it from scratch and were able to fix the many deficiencies in JNDI's ldap bits.

see also: <http://www.sfu.ca/~hillman/zimbra-hied-admins/msg00458.html>

for a bug that's *years* old and remains unfixed.

Thanks for following up and providing that information.

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