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Re: (ITS#6202) adding command line option to disable line breaking in ldif output

openldap.org@bloms.de wrote:
> Full_Name: Dieter Bloms
> Version: all
> OS: linux
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> I want to do an enhancement request for ldapsearch, because it insert a line
> break after 78 characters.
> Many people like me use the ldapsearch command in shell script and have to
> workaround this issue.
> Maybe it make sense to add a command line option to deactivate this line breaks.

I'd rather recommend to use a decent scripting language with LDAP and/or
LDIF modules than using ldapsearch in shell scripts. This gives better
control over data and error handling.

Ciao, Michael.