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release 0.9.2 of nss-pam-ldapd

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release 0.9.2 of nss-pam-ldapd

This is an update for the 0.9 development branch of nss-pam-ldapd that
includes a number of improvements. This release includes a number of
improvements to the tests and to portability. This branch will see more
development and features added.

As such, this isn't the most stable version and should be used with
caution. The 0.8 branch will remain to be supported with bug and
security fixes for some time and is the recommended branch for
production deployments.

A summary of the changes since 0.9.1:

* increase password value buffer size (by Bersl)
* avoid more broken pipe errors by using a low timeout when
  aborting reading requested information from nslcd (thanks
  John Sullivan)
* only log broken pipe errors in debugging mode
* fix buffer overflow on interrupted read that is hard to
  trigger (thanks John Sullivan)
* use clock_gettime() with CLOCK_MONOTONIC for timeout
  calculations to avoid clock adjustments errors (thanks John
* extend test suite to test for CLOCK_MONOTONIC and timed IO
  timeout calculations
* increase the maximum number of base statements per map to 31
* use larger nslcd send buffers to reduce the number of write
  operations in nslcd and consequently the number of reads in
  the NSS and PAM modules (thanks John Sullivan)
* also run invalidators after first successful search
* various clean-ups, portability improvements and fixes for
  compiler warnings
* import configure checks of Python modules
* provide a script for setting up slapd in a test environment,
  automatically loaded with the required test data
* add script for evaluating test environment availability
* portability improvements in the test scripts and test

More information can be found at:

Ideas, comments and patches for functionality are more than welcome.
Please drop a note on the nss-pam-ldapd-users mailing list with any
ideas or patches you may have.

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