Base system's Heimdal with Openldap support?

Peter C. Lai peter at
Wed Sep 23 15:54:06 UTC 2009

It's probably a bad idea to link a binary in base with a library from ports...

security/heimdal has a WITH_LDAP make knob which should do what you want?

I'm not sure if it has OVERRIDE_BASE, though.

On 2009-09-23 03:02:43PM +0300, George Mamalakis wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was wondering if there is a way to build fbsd's basesystem heimdal with 
> openldap support. I saw that /usr/src/kerberos5/ has a section 
> starting with .if defined(WITH_OPENLDAP), so I built the world with the 
> flag -DWITH_OPENLDAP. What I managed was to link the kdc binary with my 
> system's openldap libraries, but no openldap code was compiled in the 
> binary. ( kdc --builtin-hdb didn't return ldap)
> How could I achieve this with the base system's heimdal, without *hacking* 
> the /usr/src/crypt/heimdal/configure* files? (the port's heimdal 
> distribution gets configured with openldap backend)
> In case I have sent this question in the wrong list, please somebody inform 
> me so.
> Thank you all in advance.
> -- 
> George Mamalakis
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