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Begin 2.2 release engineering

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A N N O U N C E M E N T -- OpenLDAP 2.1
The OpenLDAP Project is pleased to announce the availability
of OpenLDAP Software 2.1, a suite of the Lightweight Directory
Access Protocol (v3) servers, clients, utilities, and
development tools.
This release contains the following major enhancements:
* Transactional backend
* Improved Unicode handling
* Improved DN handlng
* Improved Referral handling
* SASL authentication/authorization mapping
* SASL in-directory storage of authentication secrets
* Enhanced administrative limits/access controls
* Meta backend (experimental)
* Monitor backend (experimental)
* Virtual "glue" backend (experimental)
* LDAP C++ API
* Updated LDAP C and TCL APIs
* LDAPv3 extensions, including:
- Enhanced Language Tag/Range Support
- 'Who am i?' Extended Operation
- 'Matched Values' Control
- 'NOOP' Control
This release includes the following major components:
* slapd - a stand-alone LDAP directory server
* slurpd - a stand-alone LDAP replication server
* -lldap - a LDAP client library
* -llber - a lightweight BER/DER encoding/decoding library
* LDIF tools - data conversion tools for use with slapd
* LDAP tools - A collection of command line LDAP utilities
In addition, there are some contributed components:
* LDAPC++ - a LDAP C++ SDK
* ldapTCL - a LDAP TCL SDK
This release contains a number of major code changes. It
might be a bit rough around the edges. Use with appropriate
caution.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
OpenLDAP Software is developed by a team of volunteers whose use
the Internet to coordinate their activities. The project is
managed by the OpenLDAP Foundation.
OpenLDAP Software is derived from University of Michigan LDAP,
release 3.3.
AVAILABILITY
This software is available under the OpenLDAP Public License,
an unrestrictive, "free", open-source license. For download
information is available at:
http://www.OpenLDAP.org/software/download/
SUPPORT
OpenLDAP Software is user supported:
http://www.openldap.org/support/
The OpenLDAP Administrator's Guide, which includes quick
start instructions, is available at:
http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin/
The project maintains a FAQ which you may find useful:
http://www.openldap.org/faq/
In addition, there are also a number of discussion lists
related OpenLDAP Software. A list of mailing lists is
available at:
http://www.OpenLDAP.org/lists/
To report bugs, please use project's Issue Tracking System:
http://www.openldap.org/its/
The OpenLDAP home page containing lots of interesting information
and online documentation is available at this URL:
http://www.OpenLDAP.org/
SUPPORTED PLATFORMS
This release has been ported to many UNIX (and UNIX-like)
platforms including Darwin, FreeBSD, Linux, NetBSD, OpenBSD
and most commercial UNIX systems. The release has also been
ported (in part or in whole) to other platforms including
Apple MacOS X, IBM zOS, and Microsoft Windows 2000.
OpenLDAP Devel README
This software was obtained from the development branch (HEAD) of
the OpenLDAP Software Repository. This copy is likely already
not current, the development branch changes frequently. These
changes include code implementing experimental features and
unproven bug fixes. Please do NOT redistribute copies of the
development branch.
The OpenLDAP Developer's FAQ is available at:
http://www.openldap.org/faq/index.cgi?file=4
Client developers seeking a suitable development platform
should use "release" or "stable" versions.
http://www.openldap.org/software/
Contributing
OpenLDAP 2.2 README
For a description of what this distribution contains, see the
ANNOUNCEMENT file in this directory. For a description of
changes from previous releases, see the CHANGES file in this
directory.
This is 2.2 release, it includes significant changes from
prior releases.
REQUIRED SOFTWARE
Build OpenLDAP requires a number of software packages to be
preinstalled. Additional information regarding prerequisite
software can be found in the OpenLDAP Administrator's Guide.
Base system (libraries and tools):
Standard C compiler (required)
Cyrus SASL 1.5.x or 2.1.3+ (recommended)
OpenSSL 0.9 (recommended)
POSIX REGEX software (required)
SLAPD:
BDB backend requires Sleepycat Berkeley DB 4.1
LDBM backend requires a compatible database manager
[Berkeley DB, GDBM, etc.]
SLURPD:
LTHREAD compatible thread package
[POSIX threads, Mach Cthreads, select others]
CLIENTS/CONTRIB ware:
Depends on package. See per package README.
MAKING AND INSTALLING THE DISTRIBUTION
Please see the INSTALL file for basic instructions. More
detailed instructions can be found in the OpenLDAP
Admnistrator's Guide (see DOCUMENTATION section).
DOCUMENTATION
There are man pages for most programs in the distribution and
routines in the various libraries. See ldap(3) for details.
The OpenLDAP website is available and contains the latest LDAP
news, releases announcements, pointers to other LDAP resources,
etc.. It is located at:
http://www.OpenLDAP.org/
The OpenLDAP Administrator's Guide and other documentation
is available at:
http://www.openldap.org/doc/
The OpenLDAP Software FAQ is available at:
http://www.openldap.org/faq/index.cgi
SUPPORT / FEEDBACK / PROBLEM REPORTS / DISCUSSIONS
OpenLDAP is user supported. If you have problems, please
review the OpenLDAP FAQ <http://www.openldap.org/faq/> and
archives of the OpenLDAP-software and OpenLDAP-bugs mailing
lists <http://www.openldap.org/lists/>. If you cannot find
the answer, please enquire on the OpenLDAP-software list.
Issues, such as bug reports, should be reported using our
our Issue Tracking System <http://www.OpenLDAP.org/its/> or
by sending mail to <OpenLDAP-its@OpenLDAP.org>. Do not use
this system for software enquiries. Please direct these
to an appropriate mailing list.
CONTRIBUTING
See http://www.openldap.org/devel/contributing.html for how to
contribute code or documentation to OpenLDAP. Use the Issue Tracking
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