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From "Alex Karasulu" <>
Subject Re: [bb] Status
Date Sun, 13 Jul 2008 16:34:43 GMT
Thanks for the update Emm.  This all sounds good - hope I can free up some
time to do this.


On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 6:24 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny <>

> Hi guys,
> BigBang is almost ok, but we still have problem in two areas.
> - Authentication. We have to review all the authentication mechanism, by
> getting the old LdapProtocol out of our way, and switching to the new
> LdapProtocol. The change will be drastic, but will have the advantage of
> giving us more control on what is done, and also to remove JNDI from this
> part (JNDI is really a burden when it comes to authentication).
> We will work on this with Alex next week, it should take us a day to fix
> that.
> - Persistent search. None of the tests are currently working. I doubt that
> the new version had ever worked. I let it on Alex plate, as it's a brand new
> implementation, and I don't want to mess with it right now.
> We also have problems in replication, but nothing really bad (just the
> OperationContext not being used).
> The vote for 1.5.3 is nw closed, I will send a mail about the result, so we
> are ready to get bigbang work and move it to 1.5.4 branch. And then it will
> be the end of the bigbang branch !
> Thanks !

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