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Re: Root NC ("") suffix: search broken (ITS#1172)

Yeah!  This fixes my suffix problems. (Though, I can still import a blank
dn using slapadd. It doesn't seem to affect the directory though since I
can still query the base dn for the usual LDAPv3 operational attributes.)


On Fri, 25 May 2001 Konstantin.Chuguev@dante.org.uk wrote:
> Here I am again with my bizarre OpenLDAP configuration: I use suffix "" to
> implement
> a meta-directory with (mostly) referrals to national LDAP servers.
> Once I submitted a fix allowing do the search with base "" on such a directory.
> I haven't upgraded my OpenLDAP (cvs'ed some time between 2.0.7 and 2.0.8) since
> then.
> Now I decided to go for 2.0.11 and oops, it didn't work for me.
> The guilty is the following change (with a few subsequent modifications):
> -----
> Thu Mar 15 03:18:07 2001 UTC; 2 months, 1 week ago by kurt
> Changed since +8 -4 lines
> Diffs to (colored diff) ; Diffs to 1.99 (colored diff)
> Check for DN separator
> -----
> Although it fixes 99.99% of possible bad situations, it breaks a correct one
> in my case ;-)  So, the patch is here at
> http://www.dante.net/staff/konstantin/OpenLDAP/backend_empty_suffix.patch
> It works fine with 2.0.11. Crossing my fingers, it's the same for CURRENT :-)