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Re: Importing OpenLDAP into base

On Wed, 23 Apr 2008 09:50:59 -0400
"matthew sporleder" <> wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 9:35 AM, Luke Mewburn <>
> wrote:
> >
> >At a minimum, the libraries & appropriate client tools so that
> >we use NetBSD as a client in an existing LDAP infrastructure.
> >
> >If supporting the server "in base" would turn out to be a
> >maintenance nightmare then we can leave that stuff in pkgsrc
> >for those that need it.
> It's been my experience with linux distros that openldap quickly falls
> behind in versions, security fixes, etc, and asking for help from the
> openldap lists (which I was very active on for a few years as an ldap
> admin) will not get you much more than "please upgrade to x.y.z" and
> some notes about being a better sysadmin.  :)
Is this problem for client, server, or both?

                --Steve Bellovin,

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