Attempting to use tldap to back libcli/ldap

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Sep 10 05:16:55 CEST 2013

On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 03:06:50PM +1200, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> Just a heads-up, about a branch I worked on about a year ago, but
> abandoned at the time.
> I've updated my libcli_ldap_tdlap branch to compile with current
> master.  
> This is an attempt to re-factor the libcli/ldap code to use tldap as the
> underlying transport.  This in turn would make ldb use tldap and tevent
> for LDAP operations, and move one of the last client libraries to
> tsocket.
> What re-triggered my interest was some errors I'm seeing when using the
> OpenLDAP backend that I'm working with Nadya on, but I think it would be
> a useful re-factor regardless, and allow us to have one less client
> library. 
> Now, it's not really much use at it is - fails miserably - and I don't
> really expect anybody to pick it up and make it work, but I figured I
> would mention it just in case.  Otherwise, it might be interesting to
> look over at SDC.

Certainly interesting ! Let's talk about it at SDC...

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