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Re: compiling packages

On Mon, Feb 26, 2001 at 09:30:19PM +0100, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 26, 2001 at 03:11:45PM +1100, Brian May wrote:
> > >>>>> "Igor" == Igor Khavkine <i_khavki@alcor.concordia.ca> writes:
> > 
> >     Igor> I've already got that package to compile, and I announced it
> >     Igor> on this list at the same time as the work I did openldap
> >     Igor> (still not tested).  You can get the patch from my webpage
> >     Igor> http://alcor.concordia.ca/~i_khavki/ (it's back to the old
> >     Igor> address).  Look at the bottom of the page. If you have
> >     Igor> problems with the patch please post them.
> > 
> > Excellent! (I must have missed your previous message). I was going to
> > look at openldap next.
> > 
> > (and libnss_ldap after that...).
> If you care about it, and you seem to do so, please revise the patch and
> make sure that it is reported upstream and to the Debian maintainer. Posting
> on this list is okay, but not good enough. Someone needs to keep track of it
> and makes sure there will be a Debian package that does contain the proper
> fix. It's best for the person who wrote the patch to do that, but it's also
> okay for someone else to do so.

Good point. I worked on this patch during two short intervals when
I had some time to myself. However, I did not have time to test
it and pursue the upstream or Debian maintainers to accept it.
The first thing to do is TEST, because I the only thing I can
say for sure is that openldap will not work out of the box, and I
don't know why.


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