[Date Prev][Date Next] [Chronological] [Thread] [Top]

Re: (ITS#5305) Contribware: Two overlays for implementing NESTED dynamic groups

josemarcodelarosa@gmail.com wrote:
> Full_Name: Jose Marco de la Rosa
> Version: 2.3.39
> OS: Kubuntu 7.10
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/Jose-Marco-de-la-Rosa-nestedAggregateAttr-080103.tgz
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> Two overlays that implement dynamic group classes defined with URL attributes
> and allowing nesting.
> - The first one is an extension of th overlay expandURL but allowing nesting
> - The second one changes the way groups are constructed in a more powerful way

>  * IMPORTANT: this overlay conflicts with nestedAggregateAttrDN.
>  * 		if both are active, some searches don't behave as expacted!
>  * 		Specifically, if you turn both overlays on and search for
>  * 		'entries with member=<some member value>' won't work properly
>  * 		for one of the overlays (the firstly activated one)

Seems there's really no need for the nestedAggregateAttrDN overlay, since that 
is just a proper subset of a URL. I.e., anywhere you would use a simple DN is 
just a case of subGroupURL: ldap:///<dn>??base

   -- 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/