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OpenLDAP 2.4 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 2.4 release, it includes significant changes from prior
    releases.

REQUIRED SOFTWARE
    Building OpenLDAP Software 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)
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        Cyrus SASL 2.1.21+ (recommended)
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        OpenSSL 0.9.7+ (recommended)
        POSIX REGEX software (required)

    SLAPD:
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        BDB and HDB backends require Oracle Berkeley DB 4.4, 4.5,
        4.6, or 4.7.  It is highly recommended to apply the patches
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        from Oracle for a given release.  In addition, for BDB 4.7,
        it is advised to also use the supplied build/db.4.7.25.patch.
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    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
    The OpenLDAP Administrator's Guide is available in the
    guide.html file in the doc/guide/admin directory.  The
    guide and a number of other documents are available at
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    <http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin/guide.html>.
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    The distribution also includes manual pages for most programs
    and library APIs.  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 Software FAQ is available at
    <http://www.openldap.org/faq/>.


SUPPORT / FEEDBACK / PROBLEM REPORTS / DISCUSSIONS
    OpenLDAP Software 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/>.  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
    information regarding how to contribute code or documentation
    to the OpenLDAP Project for inclusion in OpenLDAP Software.
    While you are encouraged to coordinate and discuss the development
    activities on the <openldap-devel@openldap.org> mailing list
    prior to submission, it is noted that contributions must be
    submitted using the Issue Tracking System
    <http://www.openldap.org/its/> to be considered.
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$OpenLDAP$
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This work is part of OpenLDAP Software <http://www.openldap.org/>.

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Copyright 1998-2008 The OpenLDAP Foundation.
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All rights reserved.
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Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted only as authorized by the OpenLDAP
Public License.

A copy of this license is available in the file LICENSE in the
top-level directory of the distribution or, alternatively, at
<http://www.OpenLDAP.org/license.html>.

OpenLDAP is a registered trademark of the OpenLDAP Foundation.