Installing python-ldap 2.3.12 fails

Michael Ströder michael at stroeder.com
Tue Sep 21 19:02:09 CEST 2010


Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> When I install the most recent python-ldap on my CentOS5 box (which has
> Python2.6 from IUS) it fails.  Previously I was able to install
> python-ldap on a similarly provisioned host.

Hmm, known problem...(see below)

Ciao, Michael.

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: python-ldap-2.3.12: Compile error on CentOS 5.5, i386
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2010 20:42:56 +0200
From: Michael Ströder <michael at stroeder.com>
To: Zhang Huangbin <zhbmaillistonly at gmail.com>
CC: Python Developer List <python-ldap-dev at lists.sourceforge.net>

Zhang Huangbin wrote:
>
> On Aug 9, 2010, at 11:43 PM, Michael Ströder wrote:
>
>> Find a new release of python-ldap:
>>
>>  http://pypi.python.org/pypi/python-ldap/2.3.12
>
> Compile error on CentOS 5.5, i386:
> [..]
> Modules/constants.c: In function ‘LDAPinit_constants’:
> Modules/constants.c:184: error: ‘LDAP_OPT_X_TLS_CRLFILE’ undeclared (first
> use in this function)
> Modules/constants.c:184: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported
> only once
> Modules/constants.c:184: error: for each function it appears in.)
> error: Setup script exited with error: command 'gcc' failed with exit
> status 1

Looks like an older OpenLDAP release. Please try the patch below.

Ciao, Michael.

Index: Modules/constants.c
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvsroot/python-ldap/python-ldap/Modules/constants.c,v
retrieving revision 1.47
diff -u -r1.47 constants.c
--- Modules/constants.c	7 May 2010 13:22:40 -0000	1.47
+++ Modules/constants.c	11 Aug 2010 05:14:47 -0000
@@ -181,7 +181,9 @@
 #ifdef LDAP_OPT_X_TLS_CRLCHECK
   /* only available if OpenSSL supports it => might cause backward
compability problems */
 	add_int(d,OPT_X_TLS_CRLCHECK);
+#ifdef LDAP_OPT_X_TLS_CRLFILE
 	add_int(d,OPT_X_TLS_CRLFILE);
+#endif
 	add_int(d,OPT_X_TLS_CRL_NONE);
 	add_int(d,OPT_X_TLS_CRL_PEER);
 	add_int(d,OPT_X_TLS_CRL_ALL);


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