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Re: slapcat doesn't support subtree dump (ITS#2376)
At the time he posted the location of his patch, he asked specifically if
this should be committed in, and never received a reply, which is probably
why it hasn't been done.
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To: Quanah Gibson-Mount <quanah@Stanford.EDU>
Subject: Re: slapcat subtrees?
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[Committers, should I commit this patch to CVS?]
Quanah Gibson-Mount writes:
> Is it possible to export a subtree to an ldif file using slapcat?
No, but it was easy to implement. Here is a patch:
Description, from the slapcat(8) manpage:
Only dump entries in the subtree specified by this DN.
Implies `-b subtree-dn' if no -b or -n option is given.
--On Friday, March 14, 2003 4:15 PM -0800 "Kurt D. Zeilenga"
> At 03:31 PM 3/14/2003, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> Full_Name: Quanah Gibson-Mount
>> Version: 2.1.16
>> OS: Solaris 8
>> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>> Submission from: (NULL) (126.96.36.199)
>> OpenLDAP still hasn't imported the trivial patch to slapcat to allow you
>> to dump subtree's. This is an extremely useful feature. I'm creating
>> an ITS on this so it can get tracked. I have the patch files if needed.
> As the author has not submitted the patch for consideration
> for inclusion in OpenLDAP Software, we assume the author
> does not want it to be considered.
> As this assumption may be false, I'll drop a quick note to
> the author and asking him to submit it if he wishes it to be
> considered. If he does, we'll use his ITS to track it.
> If he doesn't, there is nothing to track. Hence, this ITS
> will be closed.
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