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Re: (ITS#4398) enhancement request slapo-unique

I think a more general enhancement would be to allow specification
of a filter to restrict application of the overlay to arbitrary
subsets of entries under the base.  -- Kurt

At 01:37 AM 2/13/2006, icoupeau@unav.es wrote:
>Full_Name: Ignacio Coupeau
>Version: 2.3.19
>OS: linux RH AS4U2
>URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
>Submission from: (NULL) (
>May ve very useful that the unique_base directive allow a list of subtrees where
>check the uniqueness.
>For example:
>check the uniqueness of  the "uid" attribute in "dc=university,dc=edu" may
>yields a "false" duplicate because:
>  dc=university,dc=edu
>allows only one uid but the same uid must be used in several subtrees (well and
>only one, but in several subtress under dc=university,dc=edu):
>  o=people,dc=university,dc=edu
>  ou=mail,o=accounts,dc=university,dc=edu
>  ou=smb,o=accounts,dc=university,dc=edu
>so, if the unique_base evaluates a list of separate subtrees, the uniqueness
>overlay may be useful, some like
>unique_base o=people,dc=university,dc=edu
>ou=mail,o=accounts,dc=university,dc=edu ...
>I think this may be useful, because normally the person's uid should be the uid
>in the services' subtree.