Commit 976f61f0 authored by Luke Howard's avatar Luke Howard
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Update SLAPI manual page

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.LP
If slapd is compiled with \fI--enable-slapi\fP, support for plugins
according to \fINetscape's Directory Server Plug-Ins\fP.
Version 4.0 of the API is currently implemented.
Version 4 of the API is currently implemented, with some extensions
from version 5.
.LP
Database specific data may contain plugin information.
Both global and database specific data may contain plugin information.
Plugins associated with a specific database are called before global
plugins.
This manpage details the
.BR slapd (8)
configuration statements that affect the loading of SLAPI \fIplugins\fP.
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that is executed before processing the operation for the specified
database,
.BR postoperation ,
that is execured after the operation for the specified database
has been processed, or
.BR extendedop .
The latter is used when executing an extended operation [FIXME].
that is executed after the operation for the specified database
has been processed,
.BR extendedop ,
that is used when executing an extended operation, or
.BR object .
The latter is used for miscellaneous types such as ACL, computed
attribute and search filter rewriter plugins.
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The
.BR <libpath>
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argument specifies what symbol must be called when the plugin is first
loaded.
This function should register the functions provided by the plugin
for the desired operations.
for the desired operations. It should be noted that it is this
init function, not the plugin type specified as the first argument,
that determines when and for what operations the plugin will be invoked.
The optional
.BR <arguments>
list is passed to the init function.
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