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Re: (ITS#4570) slapo-chain does not return an error when chasing a referral fails

ando@sys-net.it wrote:
> After the explanation of what you intend to do, your request seems
> pretty reasonable, provided it qualifies as an exceptional behavior to
> be used for that specific case.  Slapo-chain originated from some
> requirement I'm not aware of in OpenLDAP 2.2 and, as such, couldn't be
> used to do what you're using it for, i.e. allow slaves as transparent
> write entry points.  This became possible only after I added support for
> global overlays in OpenLDAP 2.3 (and that was the essential reason I
> added that support), so what you call the "most simple and needed use"
> actually came into mind and became possible only one minor version after
> slapo-chain was introduced.

There was no particular requirement driving slapo-chain in 2.2; I wrote 
it simply to show what could be done with overlay techniques. Most of 
the overlays in the 2.2 tree were simply demonstrations, to hopefully 
trigger more useful ideas from other developers. Happily that seems to 
have worked ;)

  -- 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/