Re: ldap access from scripting languages

Eric Douglas (
Tue, 19 Sep 1995 17:01:04 -0700 (PDT)

I'm still around... I just haven't been able to devote any more time to
X.500 DUA's at the moment. I have seen (briefly) the enhancements that
Roland has made to DUAPerl, and I think that they are fine. If I get back
to DUAPerl, I will probably add that same functionality that Roland has,
but possibly in a different way. Until then, if you require the
functionality that Roland has added, I encourage you to use his version.

Also, the last DUAPerl distribution was labelled as "Alpha". It has
worked fairly well, and I would consider it stable software, if used as



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On Tue, 19 Sep 1995, Roland Hedberg wrote:

> On Tue, 19 Sep 1995, Phil Brandenberger wrote:
> > I have a requirement that LDAP calls be available from Tcl/Tk and Perl
> > on UNIX and Visual Basic from Windows. I've already done the Tcl/Tk work,
> > but I wonder if anyone else has implemented a Perl extension for LDAP or
> > a VBX for Visual Basic (or a DLL I suppose) for LDAP access.
> There was a package called duaperl made by
> that was released more than a year ago, he said he would be back
> with a new version soon but I haven't heard anything from him since then.
> I have made some additions and changes to his code which I use in
> my PH -> X.500 gateway as well as in a couple of handy scripts I use
> daily.
> At the same time I changed the name to rduaperl to distinguish it from
> it's original.
> If I get the time I will place it on our ftp archive tomorrow.
> -- Roland
> UFN: Roland Hedberg, Umdac, Umea Universitet, Sweden