[Pkg-shadow-devel] ldap support

Miek Gieben miek at miek.nl
Wed Aug 20 10:15:59 UTC 2008

[ Quoting Miek Gieben in "Re: [Pkg-shadow-devel] ldap support"... ]
> As to adding ldap support to the shadow utils in a sane way, I'm
> not sure how to proceed. I've filed a bug (in Ubuntu) about glibc.
> see: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glibc/+bug/239480

I have found the time to look at the shadow sources and I would
be possible to add LDAP support, but then you still want have
support for NIS or mysql or whatever backend you have.

Ulrich Drepper can tell it better than I can:

In short: it is not going to happen.

 - Miek                                
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