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Re: New OpenLDAP 2.1 preview



On Sun, Mar 09, 2003 at 11:37:21AM +0100, Russell Coker wrote:
> > Excuse me, but normally I would expect an admin who installs slapd to
> > want to create a directory. I don't think we should change that aspect
> > of the postinst.
> 
> Why not give the admin a choice?  When I want to do things that your debconf 
> scripts can't possibly handle (such as having three instances of the ldap 
> server on the same machine) then it makes sense to have the postinst script 
> just do nothing and leave it all to me.

Because pressing enter twice and entering a random password twice
takes a few seconds for those who want a complicated setup but Joe
random user will sit there and read each and every configure screen
thoroughly and will wonder if he needs slapd configured. Even worse
I expect a lot of bug reports because slapd does not run which I have
to close because there is just no configuration file. 

cu
	Torsten

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