Unable to configure dirmngr after openldap upgrade

Xin LI delphij at delphij.net
Mon Mar 28 23:44:52 UTC 2011

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On 03/28/11 16:30, Doug Barton wrote:
> On 03/28/2011 14:20, Xin LI wrote:
>> On 03/28/11 13:57, Doug Barton wrote:
>>> On 03/28/2011 13:48, Xin LI wrote:
>>>> On 03/28/11 12:42, Kevin Oberman wrote:
>>>>> Yup. openldap-client-2.4.24 does fine. Looks like a bug in 2.4.25.
>>>>> I'll
>>>>> take a look at CHANGES and see if I can figure out what broke the
>>>>> inclusion of fetch(3) support if I get a bit of time.
>>>> It seems that libldif now referenced the fetch support, and ironically
>>>> it seem be a bug but a feature :(
>>>> I have decided to disable FETCH support from now on, since it's likely
>>>> to bring more problems.
>>>> (If you would prefer to fix the problem for this specific problem, I
>>>> think adding a '-lfetch' would be sufficient; but, it seems to be
>>>> undesirable to depend fetch(3) unconditionally for all programs that
>>>> uses openldap).
>>> I know next to nothing about how the openldap-client stuff works, so I'm
>>> sorry if these questions are silly. :) The biggest question is, does
>>> dirmngr compile after your change? The other question is that the only
>>> reason I have openldap installed at all is so that gnupg can use it to
>>> fetch keys from ldap keyservers. Will this still work when the FETCH
>>> option is no longer present?
>> hmm... how do I test fetching from an ldap keyserver?
> I'll save you the trouble. :)  I got your latest update and tested both
> scenarios myself, and the answer is that they both work.
> So now the question is, should the FETCH OPTION be removed altogether? I
> imagine that a lot of users will be at least as confused as I, and word
> is that PRs for other ports are already showing up.

I think that's being used in some ldap utilities so it might broke some
applications that makes use of that?

I'll add a note in UPDATING to document this.

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