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Re: LDAP lookup of connection parameters

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Albe Laurenz <all(at)adv(dot)magwien(dot)gv(dot)at>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: LDAP lookup of connection parameters
Date: 2006-06-27 00:11:13
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I am confused why this patch requires libldap_r.  Is there a need for
threading?  Should this be contingent on whether the threading flag was
passed to configure?


Albe Laurenz wrote:
> This patch for libpq allows you to enter an LDAP URL in pg_service.conf.
> The URL will be queried and the resulting string(s) parsed for
> keyword = value connection options.
> The idea is to have connection information stored centrally on an LDAP
> server rather than on the client machine.
> On Windows the native library wldap32.dll is used, else OpenLDAP.
> If --enable_thread_safety has been given, -lldap_r is appended to
> PTHREAD_LIBS so that libpq will be linked against the tread safe
> library.
> There should probably also be a documentation patch for the --with-ldap
> option of ./configure, but I didn't write it because it also belongs to
> the
> "LDAP Auth" patch.
> I have added German translations for the new messages - how can I get
> translations into other languages?
> Yours,
> Laurenz Albe

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