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From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [review] Announcement for ADS 1.5.3
Date Mon, 21 Jul 2008 11:51:08 GMT
+1 looks great - thanks PAM

On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 7:46 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi guys,
>
> Pierre-Arnaud has written this draft for ADS 1.5.3 (I have added some infos
> describing what this version brings).
>
> Please feel free to send us any comment before we post this announcement to
> the ML and the ASF announce ML.
>
> Thanks !
>
> -------------- For review -----------------------
>
> The Apache Directory team is pleased to announce the release of ApacheDS
> 1.5.3.
>
> ApacheDS is an embeddable directory server entirely written in Java, which
> has been certified LDAPv3 compatible by the Open Group. Besides LDAP it
> supports Kerberos 5 and the Change Password Protocol. It has been designed
> to introduce triggers, stored procedures, queues and views to the world of
> LDAP which has lacked these rich constructs.
>
> This version is mainly a bug fix version, which also bring some new
> installers (for Solaris and tar.gz installers), more performance, and
> NTLM authentication (some external package must be downloaded).
>
> 40 issues has also been fixed since the last relase, 1.5.2.
>
> ADS 1.5.3 is not a definitive version, as we are working in an unstable
> branch, and there may be some modification in the configuration or features
> in the next 1.5.x versions. However, this is the most stable version of
> the Apache Directory Server.
>
> The latest release is now available here:
> http://directory.apache.org/apacheds/1.5/downloads.html
>
> If you have any questions, please consult:
> - the web site: http://directory.apache.org
> - the mailing lists:
>
> http://directory.apache.org/community%26resources/mailing-lists-and-irc.html
>
> Changelog for ApacheDS 1.5.3
> ============================
> Bugs :
> ------
> DIRSERVER-768 : provide debug output in
>
> org.apache.directory.server.core.authn.AuthenticationService.checkAuthenticated()
> DIRSERVER-1031 : no credentials required to shut down server from in-vm
> DIRSERVER-1085 : Modify.RENAME operation may not work well with multiple
> attributes RDN
> DIRSERVER-1087 : Installer init script does not start default instance on
> startup.
> DIRSERVER-1089 : ConcurrentModificationException problem in
> org.apache.directory.shared.ldap.message.AttributesImpl
> DIRSERVER-1109 : Failure to create entry with Rdn starting with hash (#)
> DIRSERVER-1112 : ApacheDS installer creates redundant server.xml file
> DIRSERVER-1118 : Cannot have two partitions dc=example,dc=com and
> dc=carrefour,dc=com at the same time.
> DIRSERVER-1151 : Cannot have multiple instance in-process listening on
> different sockets / ports
> DIRSERVER-1157 : Deleting Alias entry failure
> DIRSERVER-1162 : Moddn with mulit-valued RDN mangles the entry
> DIRSERVER-1166 : a lot of Persistent searches may exhaust the available
> threads
> DIRSERVER-1168 : StartTLS API activation not Working with
> addExtendedOperationHandler()
> DIRSERVER-1171 : Improper use of SASL mechanisms and simple binds
> DIRSERVER-1175 : Binary installer removes '/root' partition under certains
> circumstances
> DIRSERVER-1180 : NPE and hanging search request when using a filter with
> empty substring sequence
> DIRSERVER-1182 : SchemaServiceIT tests are broken
> DIRSERVER-1188 : Windows Installer corrupts Windows when uninstalling.
> DIRSERVER-1196 : Filter with special characters crashes JVM
>
> Improvements :
> --------------
> DIRSERVER-478 : Standarzied serialization and deserialization of Name,
> Attribute, and Attributes.
> DIRSERVER-610 : Need to simplify process for changing admin password
> DIRSERVER-986 : Implement a new LDAP Filter parser
> DIRSERVER-1084 : Effective userid needs to be more flexible (per instance)
> DIRSERVER-1124 : Reduce log ERROR to WARN to avoid startup and shutdown
> noise as replicas connect/disconnect
> DIRSERVER-1125 : Use the rat maven plugin with the -Prelease profile option
> to generate releases
> DIRSERVER-1147 : Improve Search request with selected atttributes
> DIRSERVER-1163 : Sys-V-Init script lacks LSB header
>
> New Features :
> --------------
> DIRSERVER-674 : Support for directory.service.type as a JNDI parameter
> DIRSERVER-676 : Provide a method for gathering a handle on root DSE on
> behalf of any principal
> DIRSERVER-1189 : Configuration option for confidentiality: requiring TLS
> secured connections for performing requests
> DIRSERVER-1190 : Add a PKG installer for Solaris
>
> Tasks :
> -------
> DIRSERVER-1053 : Review server-tools project
> DIRSERVER-1197 : Add Apache License headers to installer files with their
> specific syntax for comments
>
> Wish :
> ------
> DIRSERVER-931 : Provide a zip/tar.gz download for DS
>
>
> The Apache Directory team is also pleased to announce the release of Apache
> Directory Shared 0.9.11, its directory-related library used by Apache DS
> and
> Apache Directory Studio.
>
> Changelog for Apache Directory Shared 0.9.11
> ============================================
> Bugs :
> ------
> DIRSHARED-2 : Second ATAV of a multi-valued RDN is not handled correctly in
> Rdn.compareTo() method
> DIRSHARED-3 : Rdn.compareTo() method is not invertable
> DIRSHARED-9 : Rdn.equals() and Rdn.comparTo() don't work correctly for
> multivalued RDNs
>
> Improvements :
> --------------
> DIRSHARED-7 : Add setters to LdapURL class
> DIRSHARED-8 : Merge schema grammars and relax schema parser
> DIRSHARED-10 : Add support for OpenLDAP object identifier macros
>
>
> The Apache Directory Team
>
>
> --
> --
> cordialement, regards,
> Emmanuel L├ęcharny
> www.iktek.com
> directory.apache.org
>
>
>


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