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Re: (ITS#5872) slapo-cloak

manu@netbsd.org wrote:
> Howard Chu <hyc@symas.com> wrote:
>> I suppose so. I put my stuff in there when I don't consider it worth my effort
>> to autoconf-iscate it. Things like nssov only work with Linux, so there's no
>> point in adding the overhead. Stuff in there really is of too limited use to
>> warrant the full effort of maintenance that the core code gets.
> That means the added value of contrib/ is that it will only be
> maintained by its contributor and will rot otherwise. 
> Overlays that have been autoconf-ified could all reside in
> server/slapd/overlays. Non-core thing would be disabled by default, and
> would rot if not maintained by their contributors, as they are now...

Didn't mean to start a holy war about contrib/ vs. overlays/.  My 
intention was to isolate overlay development from autoconf-ing, until 
generality and usefulness demand for moving to overlays/.


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