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From Peter Van Biesen <peter.vanbie...@vlafo.be>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Move AUTH_LDAP to /experimental (was: authentication rewrite)
Date Wed, 28 Aug 2002 07:09:34 GMT
I'd like to second that !

Peter.

Brad Nicholes wrote:
> 
>    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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