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RE: Feature request: attribute searches return matching attribute (ITS#2431)

This feature has been implemented in OpenLDAP 2.1 since release 2.1.3. See
the ldapsearch usage message, "matched values filter". The man page appears
to be missing documentation on this feature at the moment.

  -- Howard Chu
  Chief Architect, Symas Corp.       Director, Highland Sun
  http://www.symas.com               http://highlandsun.com/hyc
  Symas: Premier OpenSource Development and Support

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-bugs@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-bugs@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of quanah@stanford.edu

> Full_Name: Quanah Gibson-Mount
> Version: 2.1.16
> OS: Solaris 8
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> Hello,
> We have found that it would be useful for attributes like
> "gn, givenname" to
> return the attribute they were searched on.  I.e., if I
> search on "gn", I would
> like to see the returned attribute be "gn" rather than
> "givenname", and vice
> versa.  I imagine this would take some major reworking of
> 2.1, so maybe in 2.2?
> --Quanah