Re [Samba] patch for 2.2.5 and check for start_tls with OpenLDAP 2.0.x libs

Buchan Milne bgmilne at
Tue Jun 25 09:43:01 GMT 2002

> Message: 8
> Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2002 18:13:33 -0500 (CDT)
> From: "Gerald (Jerry) Carter" <jerry at>
> To: samba at
> Subject: [Samba] patch for 2.2.5 and check for start_tls with OpenLDAP 2.0.x libs
>   This message is in MIME format.  The first part should be readable text,
>   while the remaining parts are likely unreadable without MIME-aware tools.
>   Send mail to mime at for more info.
> --8323328-1405770873-1024960385=:30331
> Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII
> FYI....
> There is a bu in the configure script for 2.2.5 that prevents the script 
> from locating the start_tls function in the OpenLDAP 2.0.x libs.
> Apply this patch and rerun autoconf.  Should fix it.  Patches
> and passdb/pdb_ldap.c
> Sorry for the inconvience.    

Could I ask that patches be made available in an obvious place on samba 
ftp mirrors, and advertised in annoucements? Because, all I got was this 
(since I am in digest):

> --8323328-1405770873-1024960385=:30331
> Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII; name=""
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: BASE64
> Content-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0206241813050.30331 at tashtego>
> Content-Description: 
> Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=""

Followed by some base64-encoded file.

Of course, a plain-text attachment would also have done the trick (but 
having a url means it can go in a spec file ..)

Otherwise I am going to have to start messing around to get this file 
unencoded ...

Also, does this mean that binaries built with ldap support without this 
patch would not support tls? Hope not ... (and haven't had a chance to 


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