[CentOS-devel] OpenLDAP 2.4 for CentOS 4 & 5

Jeff Sheltren

jeff at osuosl.org
Thu Aug 21 13:14:45 UTC 2008

On Aug 21, 2008, at 4:33 AM, Ralph Angenendt wrote:

> Jeff Sheltren wrote:
>> I've built openldap 2.4.11 packages for el4 and el5.  These include
>> compat packages for openldap 2.2 and 2.3, respectively.  Since
>> openldap 2.4 has a lot of enhancements over 2.3, I thought it may be
>> valuable to have in ie. the centosplus repo.  Also, having the same
>> version of openldap available for centos4 and centos5 may be nice for
>> people.  What do you think?
> What do you do with packages linked against openldap (samba comes to  
> mind)?
> That's why I didn't build the overlays package for CentOS 4 (as that  
> can only
> be done in 2.3 upwards), but just in 5.
The idea is that the compat-openldap packages are reproducing the  
version of openldap that is in base.  That way everything built  
against openldap will still find the correct libraries.

> How about adding an overlays package also? (No need for the smbk5pwd  
> patch,
> maybe) I do need at least two of the provided overlays. See the  
> openldap spec
> in the SRPM on http://dev.centos.org/.

I'll check it out.  Thanks for your feedback.


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