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International character encoding (ITS#1020)
Full_Name: Björn Smith
OS: Linux Redhat 6.2
Submission from: (NULL) (22.214.171.124)
When accessing our slapd address book from Netscape Communicator, it expects
above hex value 0x7f to be encoded 0xc3+0xa5 (for scandinavian aring, å).
I dont know much about ldap but I've looked through the code and found this
of encoding in the source of openldap.
After dumping TCP packets on port 389 I found out that the slapd server works
standard ISO8859-1 character set without any encoding of scandinavian
like åäöÅÄÖ (hope those came out ok), while Netscape expects the encoding
above on both queries and seach results.
Now to my question: Could someone point out to me where in the code i could
add/enable such an encoding behaviour in the input/output from slapd?
Or, is there some compiling/configuration option to enable this?
Many thanks in advance for any kind of help!
Björn Smith <email@example.com>