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(ITS#7609) back-meta enhancement: filter patterns for target selection

Full_Name: Howard Chu
Version: 2.4.35
URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
Submission from: (NULL) (
Submitted by: hyc

Since a lot of applications perform DN lookups using a search filter, it would
be useful to allow specifying a regex pattern match on filters to select a
This would avoid broadcasting a suffix-level search to all targets

The intended use case is for a system where the DIT is sharded across multiple
servers, and entries are distributed across each target using some regular
(e.g., uid=a.* on target1, uid=b.* on target2, etc...)