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OpenLDAP library wrapper

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libldap module - a wrapper for OpenLDAP library - version 1.3


This module is a Python3 wrapper for the OpenLDAP library. Module defines
only one exception: `LDAPError'. This exception is accompagnied
with a string value which is generally the error message generated by
OpenLDAP library.

See OpenLDAP library documentation ( for more details.

Basic Installation

To build libldap:

0. You need to have OpenLDAP library and file `/usr/include/ldap.h'
installed on your system

1. You need to have SASL library and file `/usr/include/sasl/sasl.h'

2. `cd' to the toplevel directory of the package and run the command:

$ python3 build

3. To (re)make html documentation, run (you need `sphinx' tool for Python3,
see and `sphinx_py3doc_enhanced_theme' module):

$ python3 build_sphinx --source-dir sphinx/source --build-dir doc

and you will find the documentation generated in subdirectory doc/html.

4. As `root', type:

$ python3 install

5. Optionally, you can type:

$ python3 clean

to save disk space.


On line documentation can be found at:

License information

libldap is free software. See the file COPYING for copying conditions.


This module has been tested on Linux and FreeBSD.


Yves Legrandgerard

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