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Re: (ITS#5540) Normalization assertion in attr.c
I haven't follwed this ITS, but a few notes anyway:
> monitorCounter does not have an equality matching rule,
Yes it does. back-monitor/init.c line 1710. What are you looking at?
(Hmm, I too had the impression it had no EQUALITY rule...)
> These attributes do not have equality matching rules,
These do too, inherited from monitorCounter.
it doesn't work right in 2.3 however:
ldapsearch -LLL -bcn=monitor -s one '(monitorCounter=0)' monitorCounter
> These attributes do not have equality matching rules, but probably
> should. I add 'EQUALITY distinguishedNameMatch' to them in
No, that breaks the definitions in the RFCs they come from. (See their
DESC strings.) I don't know why they lack EQUALITY rules, maybe we just
forgot when we defined them, but that's the way it is. Same with
monitorContext, readOnly and the olc* attributes are defined by OpenLDAP
(their OIDs start with 184.108.40.206.4.1.4203) and can be modified if we feel
like it. Personally I prefer attrs to have the matching rules they can
have unless there is a reason not to, but I didn't write these modules
so I don't know if there _is_ a reason not to.