> > > Was there ever a decision in "the libcurl thread"?
> > No, not yet.
> > Personally I'm unconvinced that we should depend on
> libcurl: if it's
> > going to use openldap to do LDAP work, then the only good reason to
> > use libcurl rather than openldap directly is if there's some
> > clear use-case for libcurl's other features. Which no one had
> presented AFAIR. I'm
> > still willing to be convinced though.
> I'm almost done with implementing a patch that recognizes
> LDAP URLs in pg_services.conf and queries an LDAP server for
> a connection option string.
> Currently I'm coding against libldap, and I intend to submit
> the patch that way. If there are loud calls for another
> library, I think I could adapt the code without much hassle.
> The only other protocol I can think of that might make sense
> is HTTP, but I personally have never heard of a web server
> employed that way.
If you haven't already, look at the ldap auth patch in the queue for
some win32 specific issues - we do not want to rely on OpenLDAP on
windows, since there is a builtin version that's almost the same (close
(BTW, web servers are employed for *anything* these days...)
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