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From "Spark Shen" <smallsmallor...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [OT] Is studio using Sun's ldap service provider?
Date Wed, 05 Sep 2007 08:04:52 GMT
2007/9/4, Leo Li <liyilei1979@gmail.com>:
>
> On 9/4/07, Stefan Seelmann <seelmann@apache.org> wrote:
> > Hi Spark,
> >
> > I agree with Emmanuel, the Sun provider is hardcoded in Studio.
> >
> > However from my expirience, there are a lot of applications out there
> > using "com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtxFactory" hardcoded in the code, so they
> > won't run with Harmony.


I think we can have an improvement here - we factor those hard-coded name
out into a property file. Can we?

Take into account that we are all apache developers, leave a place for
harmony would be very touching. Just joking. :-)

>
> > Is it possible to add this class into harmony, maybe only as a delegate
> > to the real implemention? The JDKs of IBM and BEA include this class
> > too, but I don't know if they just relicensed it from Sun.
> >
>
>    The problem is here, to some degree a little interesting :)
>    Harmony is trying to implement its own LdapCtxFactory, whose main
> focus is a ldap client.
>    So we are exploring whether there is some feature in ldap server
> can be reused in implementing ldap client.
>    Is it all right, Spark?


Yes, exactly.

> Kind Regards,
> > Stefan Seelmann
> >
> >
> > Emmanuel Lecharny schrieb:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > studio is based on JNDI to communicate with any ldap server. Studio is
> > > just a tool.
> > >
> > > If you want to reuse the connect() method, then you just have to
> change
> > > the SUN provider by the Harmony provider in the code.
> > >
> > > Emmanuel
> > >
> > > Spark Shen a écrit :
> > >
> > >> Hi, dears
> > >>
> > >> I investigated those jars in studio used to connect to ldap server.
> Seems
> > >> they uses Sun's service provider.
> > >>
> > >>> From JndiConnectionContext:
> > >>
> > >> public void connect( String host, int port, boolean useLdaps, boolean
> > >> useStartTLS, Control[] connCtls,
> > >>        ExtendedProgressMonitor monitor ) throws NamingException
> > >>    {
> > >>
> > >>        this.environment = new Hashtable<String, String>();
> > >>        this.environment.put( Context.INITIAL_CONTEXT_FACTORY, "
> > >> com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtxFactory" ); //$NON-NLS-1$
> > >>        this.environment.put( "java.naming.ldap.version", "3" );
> > >> //$NON-NLS-1$ //$NON-NLS-2$
> > >>
> > >>       // more logic here......
> > >>    }
> > >>
> > >> The problem is, harmony as a JDK, is the provider for such things
> like
> > >> com.sun.jndi.ldap.LdapCtxFactory. We aims to provide our compatible
> > >> implementation. Such as org.apache.harmony.jndi.ldap.LdapCtxFactory.
> > >> So, may be we could not used studio code directly.
> > >>
> > >> But, at least, test cases for the studio will be invaluable asset for
> us.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Leo Li
> China Software Development Lab, IBM
>



-- 
Spark Shen
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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