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Re: moddn (ITS#1192)

At 12:41 PM 6/6/2001, contact@outerrym.com wrote:
>Full_Name: Rick Brunelle
>Version: 2.0.7
>OS: linux (2.2.19-6.2.1smp)
>URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>Submission from: (NULL) (

OpenLDAP 2.x is not properly detecting that the entry has
children.  If it had, it would have returned unwillingToPerform
as the implement is unable to honor the request.

>When using Perl's Net::LDAP module, moddn does not seem to exhibit the correct
>For example, suppose that I have the following DN's:
>If I use moddn to change the superior of the second entry (b=2,c=3,d=4) so that
>new superior is (c=4,d=4), the second entry's DN should now be b=2,c=4,d=4.
>According to spec, this should also move the first entry so that the first
>DN should now be a=1,b=2,c=4,d=4.  This is not what is happening.  It only
>the DN of the entry modified by the moddn call without touching any children of
>the entry.
>.  Isn't moddn supposed to be a recursive function?