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Created by James Westby on 2009-11-23 and last modified on 2009-12-28
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3. By Arthur de Jong on 2009-12-28

* some attributes may be mapped to a shell-like expression that expand
  attributes from LDAP entries; this allows attributes overrides, defaults
  and much more (as a result the passwd cn attribute mapping has been
  removed because the gecos mapping is now "${gecos:-$cn}" by default)
* update the NSS module to follow the change in Glibc where the addr
  parameter of getnetbyaddr_r() was changed from network-byte-order to
  host-byte-order
* properly escape searches for uniqueMember attributes for DN with a comma
  in an attribute value
* miscellaneous improvements to the configure script implementing better
  (and simpler) library detection
* some general refactoring and other miscellaneous improvements
* make configure check if we need to explicitly link to -llber
  (closes: #555779)
* libnss-ldapd: recommend libpam-krb5 as an alternative to libpam-ldapd for
  Kerberos environments
* updated Italian debconf translation by Vincenzo Campanella
  (closes: #556107)
* fix nslcd postrm to remove old config file (thanks piuparts)

2. By Arthur de Jong on 2009-10-20

* implement password changing by performing an LDAP password modify EXOP
  request (closes: #550836)
* fix return of authorisation check in PAM module (patch by Howard Chu)
* fix "Use StartTLS?" debconf question when no ssl option is defined in the
  config
* fix for problem when authenticating to LDAP entries without a uid
  attribute in the DN
* general code clean-up and portability improvements and include all
  needed header files (closes: #547206)
* provide more information with communication error messages
* updated German debconf translation by Erik Schanze (closes: #546244)
* updated Vietnamese debconf translation by Clytie Siddall (closes: #548037)

1. By Arthur de Jong on 2009-09-01

* rename software to nss-pam-ldapd to indicate that PAM module is now a
  standard part of the software
* split into the binary packages libnss-ldapd, libpam-ldapd and nslcd
  (libpam-ldapd packaging used a patch for libpam-ldap by Steve Langasek)
  (closes: #535505)
* the configuration file name has been changed to /etc/nslcd.conf (package
  upgrade should migrate the configuration)
* updated Galician debconf translation by Marce Villarino (closes: #537424)
* patch by Petter Reinholdtsen to fix init script to start before autofs
  (closes: #544093)
* the default values for bind_timelimit and reconnect_maxsleeptime were
  lowered from 30 to 10 seconds (closes: #532874)
* upgrade to standards-version 3.8.3 (no changes needed)
* password hashes are no longer returned to non-root users (based on a patch
  by Alexander V. Chernikov)

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