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Re: back-perl coding error (ITS#1882)

Fixed in HEAD.

At 02:24 AM 2002-06-13, zvr@pobox.com wrote:
>Full_Name: Alexios Zavras
>Version: 2.1.2
>OS: GNU/Linux
>URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>Submission from: (NULL) (
>While building openldap-2.1.2, with --enable-perl,
>I got a compilation error:
>> modify.c: In function `perl_back_modify':
>> modify.c:72: request for member `ad_cname' in something not a structure or
>The line in question contains:
>> XPUSHs(sv_2mortal(newSVpv( mods->sm_desc.ad_cname.bv_val, 0 )));
>By looking at the definitions in servers/slapd/slap.h, it seems
>that "mods", a "Modification *" has a member "sm_desc" which is
>a "AttributeDescription *", not a "AttributeDescription".
>My guess is that the correct way to write the line should be:
>> XPUSHs(sv_2mortal(newSVpv( mods->sm_desc->ad_cname.bv_val, 0 )));
>But I haven't actually looked further into it
>(just what I can glimpse from C definitions).
>On the other hand, how did it ever compile with such a blatant error ?