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Re: (ITS#7424) Accept patch? Add option for not folding ldapsearch LDIF output lines
Use ldapsearch -o ldif-wrap=no instead.
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (220.127.116.11)
> RFC 2849 states:
> 2) Any non-empty line, including comment lines, in an LDIF file
> MAY be folded by inserting a line separator (SEP) and a SPACE.
> Folding MUST NOT occur before the first character of the line.
> In other words, folding a line into two lines, the first of
> which is empty, is not permitted. Any line that begins with a
> single space MUST be treated as a continuation of the previous
> (non-empty) line. When joining folded lines, exactly one space
> character at the beginning of each continued line must be
> discarded. Implementations SHOULD NOT fold lines in the middle
> of a multi-byte UTF-8 character.
> OpenLDAP (ldapsearch at least) has taken implemented that folding
> behavior for LDIF output.
> This causes trouble for anyone trying to use 'ldapsearch | grep
> for one simple example.
> Would you accept a patch to allow an option which disables line folding?
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Aerospaziale
Politecnico di Milano