[Pkg-fedora-ds-maintainers] Provides: ldap-server?

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at ubuntu.com
Wed Jan 23 07:37:27 UTC 2013

On 21.01.2013 22:19, Diane Trout wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed that slapd (openldap) has a "Provides: ldap-server" control field,
> wouldn't it make sense for 389-ds package to also have that?
> I think that would mean that if something depended on having an ldap server,
> the apt dependency resolution would be satisfied with either server?


I think the only use-case for the Provides is to make slapd more 
discoverable. The only package that Recommends it is 
ldap-account-manager, which basically depends on OpenLDAP so 389 
wouldn't work anyway. So adding the Provides doesn't seem necessary, 
instead might be more harmful.


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