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From Stefan Seelmann <>
Subject Re: Ldap API 2.0 roadmap
Date Fri, 04 Aug 2017 05:03:36 GMT
+1 just move forward.

The only thought I have is to do a Studio release with current ApacheDS
and API version, I wanted to do since weeks it but didn't find the time
and won't have time in the next 2 weeks either.

Kind Regards,

On 08/03/2017 02:03 PM, Emmanuel L├ęcharny wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I didn't had time last week-end to post this mail.
> We have released the Apache LDAP API 1.0 a few weeks ago. This was a
> great acomplishment, after years of efforts. It was not perfect, but
> still, 'good enough' is probably the correct description.
> Beside this effort, I started to work on a branch
> (
> which was a refactoring of the Value class, in order to simplify what we
> had in 1.0. The rational was to get some major errors being fixed in
> ApacheDS (mainly related to some special chars being mis-handled in
> DNs). The consequences are huge in term of performances (20% faster),
> but impacts the projects using this API.
> At this point, I'd like to suggest we start with a 2.0 because of those
> API changes. FTR, I ave carrefully ported all the changes made in 1.0 to
> the branch, and I also have a branch for Apacheds which relies on the
> API branch. What remains to be done is to switch to this branch for Studio.
> So let's thing bigger : If we go for a 2.0, I also suggest we move to
> Java 8 only for this version (I mean, Java 8 and higher). ApacheDS will
> also switch to Java 8 and will use this API 2.0 in M25, and teh next
> Studio release should also use the API 2.0 and ApacheDS with API 2.0.
> I would also suggest we switch to git for the API, now that 1.0 is out.
> SVN is outdated, and it's quite an anchor for us anyway (I have to use
> svn *and* git daily, it makes things more complex...). Nor sure we
> should'nt move to git for all teh projects, but startng wih teh API
> sounds reasonable atm. In any case, I'll write another mail for this change.
> I'd like to have your opinion about those proposed changes, before
> starting an official vote.
> Many thanks !

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