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Re: LDAPS (was RE: LDAP)

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 12:54:00 -0700

On Thu, Aug 16, 2007 at 08:19:03PM +0200, Guenter Knauf wrote:
> > I suspect that using the LDAP library's LDAPS support will introduce
> > problems
> > when LDAP is compiled to use one SSL library (e.g. OpenSSL) while libcurl
> > is compiled to use another (e.g. yaSSL), with symbol clashes, etc.
> nope, no probs; all symbols are prefixed with 'ldap_', no symbol clashes;
> tested that on NetWare and Win32, and this _should_ be same on Linux too.

ELF systems are different; they share a global symbol name space. It's not
the LDAP symbols I'm worried about--it's the symbols in the underlying
SSL library, which for OpenLDAP is OpenSSL. I'm willing to bet that
a libcurl compiled with yaSSL and OpenLDAP with LDAPS support will not work.

>>> Dan

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