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Re: (ITS#3838) Slapadd allows duplicate attr/value pairs
On Tue, 5 Jul 2005, Howard Chu wrote:
> I'm uncertain whether this counts as a bug, since it is documented that
> slapadd expects to only receive valid input. You are supposed to use
> ldapadd if you need full consistency checks.
Your call, of course, but I note that SLAPDD already performs a lot of
basic checks (which is how I came to write my consistency checker in the
first place, when converting from 2.0 to 2.1/2.2).
I was surprised to see that it accepted a duplicate with no warning at
all; note that a SLAPCAT also reproduces the duplication (but they do not
More of a "heads up" in case it causes trouble down the track than a
formal bug report, I guess; I don't expect 2.2 to be fixed.
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