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From Ryan Bloom <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: ldap?
Date Tue, 21 Aug 2001 18:59:36 GMT

Woah.  Those are build differences, not C-code differences.  Those can
all be handled with some simple m4 configure scripts.  Why are we wrapping
C-code?  What differences are we abstracting with the C code?

Ryan

On Tuesday 21 August 2001 11:54, Graham Leggett wrote:
> sterling wrote:
> > > Well, it did have a portability function in that it smoothed out
> > > differences between various LDAP libraries (openldap/netscape/iplanet)
> > > rather than various platforms (unix/nt/etc).
> >
> > what differences are smoothed out?  maybe i'm looking in the wrong place,
> > but i don't see any of this functionality.
>
> Openldap:
>
> - uses ldap.h, lber.h
> - links to libldap and liblber
> - supports STARTTLS
>
> Netscape
>
> - uses ldap.h, lber.h, ldap_ssl.h
> - links to libldapssl(20|30|40|41)
> - supports SSL, but not TLS
>
> iPlanet
>
> - header files???
> - links to libldap50 and these: "-lnspr4 -lplc4 -lplds4 -liutil50
> -llber50 -lldif50 -lnss3 -lprldap50 -lssl3 -lssldap50"
> - SSL support, TLS support unknown
>
> Active Directory
>
> - ???
>
> In addition there are a whole bunch of differences depending on whether
> you're using LDAP v2.0 or v3.0 - see apr_ldap_compat.c.
>
> Regards,
> Graham

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