ports/net/openldap20-* and sendmail

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Mon May 3 08:32:34 PDT 2004

John Kennedy wrote:

> On Mon, May 03, 2004 at 06:38:40AM -0700, Oliver Eikemeier wrote:
>>  Removed files:
>>    net/openldap20-client Makefile 
>>    net/openldap20-server Makefile ...
>>  Log:
>>  removed EOL version of OpenLDAP
>   I haven't finished tracking it down because of priorities, but I've had
> some problems on 5.2.1 with sendmail and later OpenLDAP client software
> (> 2.0).  When linked against sendmail (LDAP-enabled, so obviously not
> stock), it won't pass some of the tests.
>   I'm going on notes, so bear with me a bit.
>   On 3/30 (a bit ago), it looked to me like there may have been a library
> incompatibility and just linking sendmail against openldap was causing it
> to fail its self tests (during the build).  Sendmail was playing some games
> with timers (their own copy of "sleep", for example) and my thought was
> that there was some incompatible itimer stuff going on between the two in
> later versions of the LDAP libraries.
>   I just never got a chance to chase it down all the way and propose
> patches.

Do you know if this affects other operating systems as well?

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