[HEADS UP]: OpenLDAP+nss_ldap+nss_modules separated patch and more (SoC)

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Wed Aug 23 11:42:10 UTC 2006

Kostik Belousov <kostikbel at gmail.com> writes:
> LI Xin <delphij at delphij.net> writes:
> > Kostik Belousov <kostikbel at gmail.com> writes:
> > > In fact, similar problem was fixed not so long time ago by Dag-Erling
> > > in the pam_ssh (duplicating existing symbols by the pam).

No, that was not a comparable scenario.

> > Maybe we can help him to extract some necessary routines out of the lber
> > and ldap libraries, and make it an internal library (say, put into the
> > nss module rather than installing a separate .so file)?
> May be. Moreover, this module (and any nss module) shall export only symbols
> needed by nss interface, not polluting the global namespace of process.

Please stop the madness.  The simplest solution is to import OpenLDAP
unmodified, and if someone is unhappy with the base system's libldap,
they can build world WITHOUT_OPENLDAP.

Now run along and find another bikeshed to paint, please.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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