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Re: RFC: OpenLDAP and TLS/SSL



On Wed, Aug 21, 2002 at 03:18:38PM +0200, Torsten Landschoff wrote:
> Hi *, 

Hi Torsten :-)

> 
> Today I was convinced by Stephen Frost that I can just enable SSL support
> in the OpenLDAP packages I maintain. No problem so far, but:
> 
> - libldap2 is Priority: important
> - this change will make it depend on libssl0.9.6
> - libssl0.9.6 is Priority: standard
> 
> So - what should I do to handle this? Can the priority of libssl0.9.6 be
> easily changed? Or should I rather provide libldap2{,-ssl}? Technically
> it would not be a big deal since the interface of libldap2 does not
> change if you enable ssl. Also I wonder if a slapd package without 
> ssl would be in order. After all there are still people using Debian
> who are not allowed to import all that crypto stuff from the US.

I would suggest that you make an extra -ssl package, along the lines of
eg. fetchmai{,-ssl}l. It reduces dependencies and solves your problem. Maybe
people want ldap, but not ssl.

Greetings,
Oliver
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