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Re: (ITS#3613) globbing support for slapd config's include statement

hyc@symas.com writes:
 > I am inclined to reject this patch regardless of any reworking. One of 
 > the key points a lot of people seem to miss is that schema files have a 
 > specific dependency order; references must always be defined before they 
 > are used. [...]

This dependency order should be simple to deduce automatically. Also
it doesn't matter in which order schema files are read, as long as
they are read in an order that satisfies all depedencies. (Right?)

It would be a useful feature to be able to just drop your new schema
files in a directory, reload the configuration and then it just works,
as long as the dependencies between the schema files can be
satisfied. Why leave this sorting to the administrator if it can be
done automatically? Is there any reason that you would want to have
your schema files loaded in a specific order, other than because of

Thorild Selén
Datorföreningen Update / Update Computer Club, Uppsala, SE