On 03/17/2014 05:54 PM, Joshua Schaeffer wrote:
Not to beat a dead horse and not to bash on Debian (personally Debian
the only distro I use), but to further help other people make a decision as
to which version they should/may want to install: the slapd package
included with Debian or the latest version from source:
The Debian community is fully aware of the numerous issues with their
OpenLDAP package and acknowledges that it needs work, they have also been
asking for help with OpenLDAP for some time (1878 days according to their
"work-needing packages" list):
openldap (#512360), requested 1878 days ago
Description: OpenLDAP server, libraries, and utilities
Reverse Depends: 389-admin 389-ds-base 389-ds-base-dev
389-ds-base-libs 389-dsgw adcli alpine am-utils aolserver4-nsldap
apache2-bin (200 more omitted)
Installations reported by Popcon: 163954
As the entry specifies bug #512360 in the BTS gives additional
information about what work is needed:
On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 11:32 AM, Quanah Gibson-Mount <quanah(a)zimbra.com>wrote:
> --On Monday, March 17, 2014 9:00 AM +0100 Ulrich Windl <
> Ulrich.Windl(a)rz.uni-regensburg.de> wrote:
> Dieter Klünter<dieter(a)dkluenter.de> schrieb am 14.03.2014 um 21:50 in
>>> Am Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:27:10 +0100
>>> schrieb "Ulrich Windl" <Ulrich.Windl(a)rz.uni-regensburg.de>:
>>> >>> Quanah Gibson-Mount <quanah(a)zimbra.com> schrieb am
>>>>>>> 19:03 in
>>>> Nachricht <34E9E18C6D0A7C6D92162635(a)[192.168.1.46]>:
>>>>> --On Thursday, March 13, 2014 1:56 PM -0500 espeake(a)oreillyauto.com
>>>>>> Version 2.4.31-1+nmu2
>>>>>> Plain syncrepl.
>>>>>> As I said I hope to be upgrading to the latest version in the
>>>>>> couple of months. Right now I need to get through this problem
>>>>>> the best I can.
>>>>> Known issue with 2.4.31. Solution is to upgrade and stop using the
>>>>> crap shipped by Debian. The LTB project now has a deb repository
>>>>> for their builds, I'd advise investigating switching to using
>> A: >> One could also file a bug report for Debian, I guess.
>> B: > Rubbish, have you ever seen a Debian or Ubuntu maintainer posting to
>>> this mailing list?
>> C: > Actually there is no qualified Debian or Ubuntu maintainer.
>> What has A to do with B, and how can you conclude C from A or B?
> B obviously has to do with A. A qualified maintainer would maintain some
> presence with the upstream project.
> C you can conclude from years of interacting with the Debian project, like
> I have.
> Quanah Gibson-Mount
> Architect - Server
> Zimbra, Inc.
> Zimbra :: the leader in open source messaging and collaboration
Looks like we should not give up on Debian quite yet...I just saw this
for the unstable release...
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:27:31 -0700
Binary: slapd slapd-smbk5pwd ldap-utils libldap-2.4-2 libldap-2.4-2-dbg
Architecture: source amd64
Maintainer: Debian OpenLDAP Maintainers
Changed-By: Steve Langasek <vorlon(a)debian.org>
ldap-utils - OpenLDAP utilities
libldap-2.4-2 - OpenLDAP libraries
libldap-2.4-2-dbg - Debugging information for OpenLDAP libraries
libldap2-dev - OpenLDAP development libraries
slapd - OpenLDAP server (slapd)
slapd-dbg - Debugging information for the OpenLDAP server (slapd)
slapd-smbk5pwd - Keeps Samba and Kerberos passwords in sync within slapd.
Closes: 725824 738641
openldap (2.4.39-1) unstable; urgency=low
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