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From Eric Covener <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r898102 - in /httpd/httpd/trunk: CHANGES include/ap_mmn.h include/util_ldap.h modules/ldap/util_ldap.c
Date Fri, 22 Jan 2010 23:44:20 GMT
On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 6:36 PM, Eric Covener <covener@gmail.com> wrote:
>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=898102&view=rev
>> Log:
>> Introduce new config option LDAPTimeout to set the timeout for operations
>> like bind and search.
>>
>> For operations other than search, the support of the timeout depends on the
>> LDAP SDK supporting LDAP_OPT_TIMEOUT (e.g. OpenLDAP >= 2.4.4). An exception is
>> the ldap_simple_bind() in uldap_connection_open(): Here we put some extra
>> effort into detecting a timeout in a portable way, to catch an idle connection
>> having been dropped by a firewall.
>
> Does openldap without LDAP_OPT_TIMEOUT use LDAP_OPT_NETWORK_TIMEOUT
> for bind/connect, or is it just not manipulatable in this way before
> LDAP_OPT_TIMEOUT?
>
> The SDK I'm familiar with supports neither, but I'm curious how
> unfortunate of a name the old directive has.

Whoops, another look at the patch and I think I'm misunderstanding
which OPT is which and maybe the directive names are fine.

-- 
Eric Covener
covener@gmail.com

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