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Re: ITS#6055

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On Tue, 2010-04-20 at 07:11 +0200, masarati@aero.polimi.it wrote:
> > On Mon, 2010-04-19 at 02:15 +0200, masarati@aero.polimi.it wrote:
> >> Refactored rdnval.c available at
> >>
> >> <ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/pierangelo-masarati-2010-04-18-rdnval=
> >>
> >> attempts to repair the database at startup; useful when the overlay is
> >> configured for an existing database.  Please test.
> >
> > Sadly it segfaults on startup (we don't have the DB at startup - we
> > expect the first operations to create them).
> It's not that sad: this overlay is not intended to be used as global.  Yo=
> should use it within any database you want the rdnvalue stored.  I haven'=
> considered yet how hard it would be to allow it to be global, and if it's
> worth.  Since it needs to write operational attributes to the directory,
> it may run into issues in case non-local storage databases are used, and
> it'd definitely risk to suffer from authentication issues.  Does it make
> sense for you to add an instance in each database you need rndvalue for?

That's no problem at all.  It now just fails in the same was as without
the patch.  I'll mention it on openldap-technical if I can't get
assistance on #ldap.

Then, when I get past that, I'll get back to this!

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.

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