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Re: (ITS#6472) Syncrepl : loop problem with moddn on a new node
- To: openldap-its@OpenLDAP.org
- Subject: Re: (ITS#6472) Syncrepl : loop problem with moddn on a new node
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2010 19:42:34 GMT
- Auto-submitted: auto-generated (OpenLDAP-ITS)
>> It's not clear to me where the issue is. What is the "right" sequence the
>> add of the new superior and the mordrdn should be transmitted? Should the
>> provider operate differently, or should the consumer check all syncrepl
>> messages and try to rebuild the final state, instead of giving up when the
>> internal lookup for the newsuperior fails? Probably, a workaround could
>> be to perform the modrdn by crating the new superior as a glue object,
>> which eventually will be replaced by the actual add.
> I've quickly hacked things this way, and it seems to work fine.
> Please let me know if this approach is sound enough, I might have
> overlooked some implications.
Patch looks good, solution makes sense. This is one of the reasons we would
expect glue entries to be used.
-- Howard Chu
CTO, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/