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Re: (ITS#4086) rwm-mapping problem
> I've committed a fix that temporarily solves your problem - i.e. no more
> core dumps.
> However I think that part of the code needs some review. In fact, if
> you map some attributes to nothing, and they're used in a filter, it is
> unclear (to me) what would be the most appropriate behavior. If the
> related assertion is (silently) removed from the filter, the semantics
> of the filter is changed; so it may seem appropriate to reject the
> operation. The fix just committed returns LDAP_OTHER since the current
> behavior reflects the fact that it is the result of an implementation
> specific error condition.
> Another approach would be to turn that assertion into an undefined
> filter, letting the operation to continue accordingly. I currently
> favor this second option, but it may require a bit more work.
Yes, setting that filter component to undefined that would be more in
keeping with normal behavior.
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc
OpenLDAP Core Team http://www.openldap.org/project/