OpenLDAP 2.4 and FreeBSD Ports

Mark Foster mark at
Mon Feb 11 20:54:16 UTC 2008

Eric F Crist wrote:
> I'm trying to use OpenLDAP 2.4, which I installed from the FreeBSD 
> ports tree.  However, everything else I try to install, LDAP support 
> in Apache22, pam_ldap, seems to want to use 2.3.40 instead.  
> Obviously, it tries to install that version, which fails since 2.4.7 
> is installed.
> How do I tell the ports system I'm using 2.4 instead of 2.3 so it 
> links correctly?

I've noticed the same for phpLDAPadmin. Would like to use it with 2.4 on 
the same server but it wants 2.3.

Some days it's just not worth chewing through the restraints...
Mark D. Foster, CISSP <mark at>

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