[aur-general] Substitute nss_ldap/pam_ldap from [Extra] to nss-pam-ldapd
d at falconindy.com
Sat Mar 2 16:14:56 EST 2013
On Sat, Mar 02, 2013 at 04:13:01PM -0500, Dave Reisner wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 02, 2013 at 01:32:48PM -0300, Thiago Kenji Okada wrote:
> > nss-pam-ldapd is actively maintained while nss_ldap/pam_ldap are not
> > updated in a while. nss-pam-ldapd is more robust too (I had a similar
> > problem like https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/33672 that didn't occur with
> > nss-pam-ldapd; and according to that bug report actually a
> > nss_ldap/pam_ldap setup is simply broken). According to the author (
> > http://arthurdejong.org/nss-pam-ldapd/) nss-pam-ldapd is faster and more
> > easily to debug (I didn't measured performance, but indeed nss-pam-ldapd is
> > easier to debug, since it's service nslcd have a nice log output). I think
> > Fedora and Mageia uses nss-pam-ldapd for default instead nss_ldap/pam_ldap.
> > Even our Wiki (https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/OpenLDAP_Authentication)
> > is recommending nss-pam-ldapd instead of nss_ldap/pam_ldap (actually, if
> > you follow our Wiki using nss_ldap/pam_ldap you will have a non-working
> > LDAP setup).
> > So I suggest to drop nss_ldap/pam_ldap to AUR and put nss-pam-ldapd on
> > [Extra] repository.
> > --
> > Thiago Kenji Okada <thiago.mast3r at gmail.com>
> > PGP Key: EEC09705
> Looks like there's already a feature request:
> @Tom and Allan, you guys maintain the packages that would be replaced
> here -- either of you have an interest in adopting this?
Argh. Reading the wrong field... Definitely all Jan.
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