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From "Chris Taylor" <ch...@x-bb.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Move AUTH_LDAP to /experimental (was:authentication rewrite)
Date Wed, 28 Aug 2002 07:28:58 GMT
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+1 to this as well, I can see LDAP authentication being more and more
important for Apache in the future. :)

Chris Taylor - chris@x-bb.org - The guy with the PS2 WebServer -
http://www.x-bb.org/chris.asc

- ----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brad Nicholes" <BNICHOLES@novell.com>
To: <dev@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 27, 2002 4:27 PM
Subject: [PROPOSAL] Move AUTH_LDAP to /experimental
(was:authentication rewrite)


>    Now that 2.0.40 has been released and we are in development of
> .41 and the fact that there has been a proposal for re-architecting
> the AUTH modules, I would like to propose that we move AUTH_LDAP
> out of it's own project and into experimental.  This will enable
> AUTH_LDAP to get more exposure as an external module, allow it to
> be included in future
> releases of Apache 2 for testing and stabilization, and make sure
> that it is not overlooked in future development.  LDAP is an
> important
> authentication method and should be supported in Apache.
> 
> Brad
> 
> Brad Nicholes
> Senior Software Engineer
> Novell, Inc., the leading provider of Net business solutions
> http://www.novell.com 
> 
> >>> john@sterls.com Tuesday, August 27, 2002 8:53:19 AM >>>
> Hi -
> 
> Shouldn't a new thread be spawned for an(other) ldap vote (its deja
> vu all
> over again :)
> 
> sterling
> 
> >-- Original Message --
> >Reply-To: dev@httpd.apache.org 
> >Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 08:20:05 -0600
> >From: "Brad Nicholes" <BNICHOLES@novell.com>
> >To: <dev@httpd.apache.org>,<minfrin@sharp.fm>
> >Subject: Re: authentication rewrite
> >
> >
> >+1
> >
> >Brad Nicholes
> >Senior Software Engineer
> >Novell, Inc., the leading provider of Net business solutions
> >http://www.novell.com 
> >
> >>>> minfrin@sharp.fm Tuesday, August 27, 2002 4:20:43 AM >>> 
> >Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> >
> >> Ideally, you could use the LDAP filters that most PAM
> >implementations
> >> use, but definitely allow the user to tweak them.  I'd like to
> >> get mod_auth_ldap ported to this, and if we move towards a
> >provider-based
> >> system, I think mod_auth_ldap should be moved back into the
> >> core. (Namely because that's the preferred auth for DAV ACL
> >> support as it is hierarchical.)
> >
> >I want to see auth_ldap moved into experimental so that it is
> included
> >
> >in any work done on overhauling the auth stuff.
> >
> >Currently the code is receiving minimal exposure where it is.
> >
> >Regards,
> >Graham
> >--
> >-----------------------------------------
> >minfrin@sharp.fm 
> > "There's a moon
> > over Bourbon Street
> > tonight..."
> >
> 

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