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Re: Distinguished name ++ (continued)
Adding nod=TEST+++ works with openLDAP 1.3.6 but does not work with
OpenLDAP 2.0-alpha2. Is it normal?
At 16:16 24/08/99 +0200, you wrote:
>Frédéric Poels writes:
>ldapadd ... "nod=TEST++++,o=HOME" ...
>-> ldap_add: Invalid DN syntax
>-> additional info: invalid DN
>-> ldapmod_rec() = -266698376
>Right. Just like `,' in a DN separates the DN into (RDN) components,
>`+' separates the RDNs into "attrtype=value" components. E.g.
> dn: nod=TEST + uid=fpo, o=HOME
>The empty strings between your `+'s do not have syntax `type=value',
>thus the `invalid DN' error.
>> ldapadd ... "nod=TEST\+\+\+\+,o=HOME" ...
>> -> creates "nod=TEST\+\+\+\+,o=HOME" (with backslashes)!
>> [rfc1779] seems to indicate that "," "+" """ "\" "<" ">" and ";" are
>> valid characters that should be escaped...
>> ldapadd of the above builds nod="FOO+++",o=HOME (with double quotes!)
>Yup. "FOO+++" often looks nicer than FOO\+\+\+.
>Unfortunately slapd treats them as different DNs; I believe you should
>be able to store it using one syntax and look it up with the other.
>And of course we'll want support for rfc2253 \HH coding where HH are