[Dovecot] Large LDAP changes - testing needed

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat Nov 4 17:20:56 UTC 2006

On Sat, 2006-11-04 at 10:07 -0700, Stephen Warren wrote:
> Timo Sirainen wrote:
> > I did quite large changes related to this and other auth_bind related
> > things. All of it is untested unfortunately, because I haven't bothered
> > to figure out why my OpenLDAP server installation is broken (and I
> > really don't want to spend time figuring it out either).
> Surely the code-base should be pretty much frozen except for bug-fixes,
> since we're already *way* into an extremely protracted RC series.
> I understand this change was to fix an existing bug, but it sounds like
> the change was far more than a simple bug fix. Major code rewrites,
> especially without any testing, don't seem right at this stage in the game.

In general I agree, but there wasn't any simple fix for this bug, except
to just tell people that auth_bind sort of works but not really. And
since so many people have wanted auth binds for a long time, I think
it's better to fix it now than to hear complains about it for a long
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