> Full_Name: Christian Heimes
> Version: 2.4.45
> OS: Fedora
> URL:
> Submission from: (NULL) (2001:16b8:601e:1c00:18cd:bce4:2531:fe3)
> SASL_MECH is documented as "This is a user-only option" in man ldap.conf,
> . User-only options
> are documented as "Such options are ignored if present in the ldap.conf".
> Contrary to the documentation, libldap loads SASL_MECH from global ldap.conf. 
> We
> discussed the issue in
> Is this a documentation bug or an implementation bug?

It appears the doc is stale. The user-only attribute was removed from 
SASL_MECH in ITS#4327 (commit 86d10729) and apparently the docs weren't 
updated then.

   -- Howard Chu
   CTO, Symas Corp. 
   Director, Highland Sun
   Chief Architect, OpenLDAP

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