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LDAP FAQ and a request


Per Mark Wahl's LDAP FAQ,

4.15:  Why can't I remove an entry from slapd once I have removed all its

	There is a known problem with slapd not updating one of its indexes
properly on the delete (the one that says whether an entry has children or
not).  The problem will go away if you regenerate the indexes from an ldif

Does anyone out there have any better information regarding this?
Regenerating indexes on a 10,000 + entry LDAP directory is not exactly a
trivial task.  Is/has the problem been looked into?

The file servers/slapd/back-ldbm/delete.c has a commented-out section where
the parent's id2children entry for the current entry is supposed to be
deleted, but the code hasn't been implemented.


Robert Gorichanaz (RG680)       Email: bobg@cinebase.com
SGI Systems Engineer            Phone: (310)914-2704
Cinebase Software

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