Fwd: Kdeadmin/KUser

Adriaan de Groot adridg at cs.kun.nl
Thu Jan 29 12:16:44 GMT 2004


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On Thursday 29 January 2004 09:10, Daniel Molkentin wrote:
> I'd like to know if kuser is actively maintained (I see that Adriaan de
> Groot is the maintainer, hey, what are your plans?). I fixed some bugs

I'm "maintainer" because it was unmaintained and caused fatal systemwide 
problems requiring a reinstall under FreeBSD. Good show that. So I'd be more 
than glad if someone else would take it and give it some care - while taking 
care that it doesn't break on non-Linux systems. I - or the KDE-FreeBSD team 
- - can give you a hand with and FBSD specific stuff you need.

> and have some plans with KUser. One of them is to add LDAP support via
> "user database plugins" (actually I think about generic abstract base
> user and group classes, than the actual implementation can use files,
> ldap, etc...) with my new LDAP ioslave - apropo, any comments on this:
>
> http://lists.kde.org/?l=kde-devel&m=107523050021145&w=2

I saw that message, but thought I was unqualified to respond since I don't 
have anything LDAP'ish. I might only point to the IMAP ioslave, which after 
much effort will probably be abandoned since the ioslave model didn't map 
well to the kind of data transfers you do in IMAP. 


> Should I drop the whole code out, or is it worth for me to beg for CVS
> access, and apply myself?

I don't know what the current guidelines are. In the spirit of meritocracy, it 
might be worthwhile to send patches to me & kde-devel to start with, and I'll 
apply. Then you'll have at least one person saying "Gy├Ârgy _needs_ a CVS 
account" after that.

- -- 
pub  1024D/FEA2A3FE 2002-06-18 Adriaan de Groot <groot at kde.org>
            If the door is ajar, can we fill it with door-jamb?
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