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Re: (ITS#4316) proxycache attrsets

> Full_Name: Howard Chu
> Version: 2.3
> OS:
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> Submitted by: hyc
> The Admin Guide example
> http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin23/proxycache.html
> indicates that an attrset will be used if it is a superset of the
> attributes
> present in a particular search query. However, the get_attr_set/attrscmp
> functions will only match a set if it is exactly equal to the attrs in the
> query. The documented behavior would certainly be more useful.

I think this has been suggested many times (I'll dig in the archives) but
AFAIR there was some technical answer which I don't recall that prevented

> It would make even more sense to always use all the attrs in the attrset
> on the
> remote query, so that they'll all be in the cache, regardless of what
> subsets of
> the attrset are used in a specific query.

Don't forget access control issues; I think by playing with attrsets they
can be limited, e.g. by only caching public searches or so.  In any case,
I'd leave the possibility to define attrsets.


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