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Re: (ITS#5090) Error with attribute "jpegPhoto"

Howard Chu wrote:
> ando@sys-net.it wrote:
>> marg@rz.tu-clausthal.de wrote:
>>> Oh, and that special syntax is a function of ldapadd/ldapmodify, not
>>> some standard way of importing images - so using it with slapadd
>>> won't work.
> Not true. Both slapadd and ldapadd use the same LDIF reading routines;
> they have since 2.3 was first released. All valid LDIF is accepted
> identically by both programs.
>> well, that's a SHOULD in RFC2849, so it is indeed a standard way of
>> importing values (works with any value) using LDIF.  The fact it doesn't
>> work with slapadd should be seen as a limitation of that tool, which it
>> is not intended for use with arbitrary LDIF but rather with LDIF
>> produced by slapcat.
Well, I need to take both my claims back; I was writing

jpegPhoto: <file///...

while the right syntax (still with the missing ":") is

jpegPhoto:< file///...

and the error is still there in 2.3.  I'll fix it in a moment.


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