Re: Need to revert openldap-server to 2.57

From: Per olof Ljungmark <>
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 10:32:18 UTC
On 6/7/21 12:11 PM, Philip Paeps wrote:
> On 2021-06-07 17:47:57 (+0800), Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
>> A bit urgent...
>> After updating to openldap-server 2.59 slapd refuses to start, how can 
>> I revert to 2.57 with ports and git while troubleshooting the update?
> You're probably running into the same issue I ran into this weekend when 
> I upgraded the cluster's ldap-master.
> The problem we had that openldap24-server since 2.4.58_2 wants to build 
> all overlays as modules.  We use the syncprov module in our 
> configuration for replication.  That by itself isn't too exciting ... 
> except that we also store the configuration inside LDAP.
> I rebuilt openldap24-server without DYNAMIC_MODULES and with SYNCPROV. 
> That didn't work either because we expect the mdb backend to be loaded 
> as a module.  Second try: with DYNAMIC_BACKENDS, without 
> DYNAMIC_MODULES, with SYNCPROV.  That worked.
> Give that a go.
> Meanwhile, if you have to downgrade, you can always do a pkg install 
> /var/db/pkg/openldap-version-that-worked.
> Philip

Well thanks a lot! But then, why DYNAMIC_BACKENDS marked as DEPRECATED?

Anyway, thanks again, saved my day.