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Re: (ITS#5764) addpartial patch
> Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
>> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>> Full_Name: David Hawes
>>> Version: 2.4.12
>>> OS: URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/david-hawes-081021.patch
>>> Submission from: (NULL) (22.214.171.124)
>>> This patch includes the following changes:
>>> - -fPIC added to the Makefile for compilation on x86_64 systems.
>>> - No longer use be_search() to retrieve the entry that is to be
>>> compared. Use
>>> be_entry_get_rw() instead.
>> You should probably use overlay_entry_get_ov() rather than
>> be_entry_get_rw() from inside an overlay (AFAIR).
> Okay, I'll make that change, thanks.
> I notice that most overlays seem to use be_entry_get_rw(), and one
> (translucent) uses both. What is the reasoning to use one over the other?
Most of those overlays were written before overlay_entry_get_ov() was written.
It's just a convenience function so you don't have to juggle bd_info pointers
all the time.
-- Howard Chu
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