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Re: (ITS#6641) Syncrepl failure with 'overlay unique'

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On 11/09/2010 03:50 PM, ondrej.kuznik@acision.com wrote:
> On 09/07/2010 03:26 PM, andrew.findlay@skills-1st.co.uk wrote:
>> It would certainly help to keep the apparent promises made by things
>> like the uniqueness overlay. Alternatively you could take the view
>> that the data will converge eventually and that is all that the LDAP
>> standards promise.
> We've hit a similar problem and decided to go this way, i.e. allowing
> the replication to bypass the uniqueness constraints.
> [...]
> I have put a preliminary version of patches that modify the unique
> overlay here
> ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/ondrej-kuznik-20101109-unique_bypass_v1.tgz
> [...]
> Howard and/or others, do you consider this solution valid for this ITS?
> If yes, could you help me address the things that should be sorted out?

I am resurrecting this ITS since there has been no comment on the idea
since, nor has it been explicitly rejected by anyone.

Does it seem valid to you? If so, could you spare a pointer or two to
help me resolve some of the issues with the patch I have pointed out so
that I can make it more fit for inclusion?

Ondrej Kuznik
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