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From Jess Holle <je...@ptc.com>
Subject Re: mod_ldap maybe feature request
Date Mon, 24 May 2004 14:06:19 GMT
Graham Leggett wrote:

> Paul Querna wrote:
>
>> This would be an interesting application of the AuthN framework stuff in
>> 2.1.0.  It is much easier to setup fallback authentication stuff.
>>
>> Speaking of that, Is there any reason mod_auth_ldap hasn't been moved
>> over to the AuthN/Z Framework?
>
>
> I think partly because nobody has stepped up to the plate to do it, 
> and partly because I think it wants to be out of experimental first.
>
> The authn/z framework is a big change to the code, which makes it 
> difficult to create patches for v2.0. It would be good to see 
> auth_ldap nailed down and out the door 2.0 wise before it gets the 
> authn/z treatment.
>
> I am in the process of testing two segfault fixes, which in theory 
> should nail the last of the segfault problems. Once these issues are 
> put to bed, I'll propose it be moved out of experimental...
>
> Regards,
> Graham

As much as I want to see the multiple (distinct, i.e. not just 
high-availability clones) LDAP feature, I strongly agree with Graham.  
The LDAP module's existing functionality should be stable prior to 
taking on any ambitious new features.

--
Jess Holle


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