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Bug#315297: Fedora Directory Server port to Debian ?

Paul Wise <pabs3@bonedaddy.net> 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.  Is it just the multi-master replication that
people are interested in?

(Whatever the answer is, assuming there is some compelling feature not
found in OpenLDAP, it should go into the package description.)

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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