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Re: (ITS#3756) dyngroup,dynlist merge

--On Monday, November 28, 2005 11:39 AM +0100 Pierangelo Masarati 
<ando@sys-net.it> wrote:

>> Full_Name: Quanah Gibson-Mount
>> Version: OpenLDAP HEAD
>> OS: Solaris 8
>> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>> Submission from: (NULL) (
>> It would make the most sense for the dyngroup and dynlist overlays to be
>> merged
>> into a single overlay (probably just called dyngroup) rather than
>> appearing as
>> seperate overlays, since dynlist is really just an extension of the
>> dynamic
>> group functionality introduced by dyngroup.
> Added to HEAD; the overlap is not yet complete because I realize right now
> that dyngroup can map multiple pairs group/member types, while dynlist
> allows just one.  There's a slight change in behavior when implementing
> dynamic groups: in the early implementation, the <attrs> portion of the
> URI was simply ignored, while now it must be absent (this is dictated by
> "paranoid" checks in backend_group() which I totally agree upon).
> Unless the multiple group/member feature is deemed essential, I'd consider
> this ITS fulfilled.

Fine by me, I only plan to use one way of doing groups (I assume you mean 
multiple groups are possible, but only with one defined method).


Quanah Gibson-Mount
Principal Software Developer
ITSS/Shared Services
Stanford University
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