Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
On Jeu 4 août 2005 15:20, David Walluck wrote:
> Gary Benson <gbenson(a)redhat.com> wrote:
> > slippy:[~]$ rpm -q --whatprovides jndi-ldap
> > ldapjdk-4.17-1jpp_2fc
> OK, thanks, but this still doesn't look required to build tomcat5,
> but I think that some part of tomcat5 wants an ldap service
> provider to run.
It's very possible the ldap is only there for compliance with some
spec, and tomcat code has no use for it.
No, it does use it. There's a valve that lets you do authentication
using LDAP, or some such thing.
> Anyway, the build of ldapjdk fails when making the javadocs.
Do we build ldapjdk from sources today ? If so, I'm impressed. The
mozilla source entanglements where pretty bad last time I looked.
There was a binary jarfile in there last time I looked.
Given that probably nobody uses the LDAP authenticator I'd be tempted
to just strip the dependency from tomcat5 rather than mess about