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Re: (ITS#6773) Per-connection extra stuff

masarati@aero.polimi.it wrote:
>> masarati@aero.polimi.it writes:
>>> Unless there are objections, I'd commit it.
>> Well, it breaks binary compatibility, but perhaps that'll break anyway?
>> That is, will overlays/modules compiled with 2.4.23 break with slapd
>> 2.4.24 or vice versa?
> No it won't, since I do not expect this to be released with 2.4.24 (nor
> with 2.4).
> In general, yes, it will break binary compatibility, but it won't break
> source code compatibility; eventuallysource code might if I move paged
> results and so under the ConnExtra umbrella, which is not something I'm
> struggling for at the moment.

I think we can live without this feature. E.g., ppolicy, sssvlv etc. all just 
create their own private arrays of per-conn structures. Sharing here will 
require introducing another mutex.

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