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Re: Bug In RfcFilter.java prohibits escaped filters (ITS#2500)

A patch has been applied to fix this problem.  Thank you
for bringing this to our attention.

Please close the ITS


>>> <will.wood@transamerica.com> 08-May-03 12:53:40 PM >>>
Full_Name: Will Wood
Version: 2.1.17
OS: Windows
URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/ 
Submission from: (NULL) (

There's a bug in RfcFilter.java in JLDAP
that prohibits an escaped search filter from being properly addressed. 
This is
in the latest CVS drop.

in unescapeString, a variable temp is being declared and initialized
for each
escaped hex digit, therefore the high order bits are always being
Solution move the
declaration outside of the for loop and re-initialize when the escape
is hit.  I've also reported this bug to Novell as well, however I'm
curious as
to why
no JUnit test caught the failure of using escaped values?

>       char temp = 0;
<                     char temp = 0;  // get the value of the excaped
>             temp = 0;                        // wipe out any old