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Re: (ITS#5227) old dsn acceptance
> Full_Name: Allan E. Johannesen
> Version: 2.4.6
> OS: Linux EL 4
> URL: http://users.wpi.edu/~aej/schema_init.diff
> Submission from: (NULL) (188.8.131.52)
> Old CSN stamps are not accepted by 2.4.6. I guess they must be _very_ old,
> since there is a "2/3" CSN conversion in the release.
> The stamps are of the form: YYYYMMDDHH:MM:SSZ
That's the format from when CSNs were introduced in OpenLDAP 2.1.
> Perhaps I'm the only person in the OpenLDAP universe who might see this problem,
> but I adapted the 2/3 conversion for these old fields.
It seems a bit odd to be introducing support for that format now in 2.4, when
it was completely unsupported in 2.2 and 2.3. I.e., why wasn't this issue
raised during the migration to/thru either 2.2 or 2.3?
I'm inclined to reject this patch; you can fix it in LDIF using sed or perl
and never have to think about it again.
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/