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Re: release 0.7.7 of nss-pam-ldapd

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Arthur de Jong wrote:
> Release 0.7.7 of nss-pam-ldapd has just been made available which
> includes some new features and improvements. This should be a reasonably
> stable and well tested release.
> A summary of the changes since 0.7.6:
> * refactoring and simplification of PAM module which also improves
>   logging
> * implement a nullok PAM option and disable empty passwords by default
> * portability improvements and other minor code improvements

handle=dlopen("",RTLD_LAZY|RTLD_NODELETE); is not very
nss/Makefile already has NSS_LDAP_NSS_VERSIONED constant defining exact
library name. Maybe we should copy/move that code to main (or NSS)
Makefile and pass this variable via -D ?

I'm not a specialist in Makefile && auto(conf|make) stuff unfortunately,
but maybe someone ...

> * the mechanism to disable name lookups through LDAP from within the
>   nslcd process has been improved
> * the undocumented use_sasl option has been removed (specifying
>   sasl_mech now implies use_sasl)
> * the sasl_mech, sasl_realm, sasl_authcid, sasl_authzid and
>   sasl_secprops configuration options are now documented
> * Debian packaging improvements
> More information on this release can be found at:
> If you are interested in passwordless password modification by the root
> user I recommend you comment on this thread [1].
> Any feedback is very much appreciated and thanks go out to those people
> that have provided feedback and patches.
> [1]
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