Re: Fedora Directory Server port to Debian ?
Op zo, 07-08-2005 te 09:43 -0700, schreef Russ Allbery:
> Paul Wise <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> Is somebody working on porting/packaging FDS to Debian?
> > http://bugs.debian.org/315297
> Bad package description. It tells me something I don't care about (namely
> the acronym expansion of LDAP) and none of the things I do care about (why
> would I want this package rather than some other directory server).
> > As far as I can tell, there is no-one packaging it yet, feel free to
> > contribute, I imagine that it would be good to have this in debian.
> Out of curiousity, why? I can't think of any reason to run FDS when we
> already have OpenLDAP, having had the experience of dealing with FDS's
> technological predecessor.
Having had experience dealing with OpenLDAP, I'd be happy to have
just /anything/ else.
That being said, there's nothing wrong with having multiple
implementations of the same thing -- on the contrary. We have multiple
implementations of DNS-servers, MTA's, MUA's, database servers,
browsers, user environments, and whatnot. Why not multiple LDAP servers?
The amount of time between slipping on the peel and landing on the
pavement is precisely one bananosecond