Howard Chu wrote:
Gavin Henry wrote:
Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
Howard Chu firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Use slaptest instead.
Oh, right, I missed that one. Perhaps this is the missing piece in the docs? It's not obvious how to explain it, though. I'm not sure the sentence below is satisfying.
-F slapd-config-directory Specifies the slapd configuration directory. The default is /usr/pkg/share/examples/openldap/slapd.d. If both -f and -F are specified, the config file will be read and converted to config directory format and written to the specified directory before slapd starts regular operations. slaptest(8) can also be used to just perform the conversion.
in slapd(8) in HEAD, the last sentence does say:
"All of the slap tools that use the config options observe this same behavior."
Not just in HEAD. That text has been there since May/June 2005, 2.3 onward.
OK. Well, there's no excuse for people missing it then. A bit of thought would lead them to slaptest. Or do we have to actually say slaptest.