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Re: (ITS#4161) Op. attrs. numSubordinates / numAllSubordinates
Howard Chu wrote:
> Currently back-hdb already maintains a count of immediate children,
Would be handy for some sync processes to know in advance how many
entries to expect when doing an exhaustive search in a container.
> I'm inclined to reject this request since it can reveal the presence of
> entries that otherwise would not be disclosed (due to ACLs), and the
> work required to conform to ACLs would make it fairly expensive to
How about just leaving this up to the access control rules defined by
the administrator for these particular attributes? That's how other
products handle this. Same like hasSubordinates.