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Re: LDUP Replication Work
At 10:12 AM 6/2/00 -0700, John E. Schimmel wrote:
>Alright, I got around to reading through the drafts for
>LDUP, and this is my first attempt to put a list of the
>work together. The following is a quick list of what comes
>There is a new low-level command that needs to be supported.
>They have added the concept of bracketing a set of changes
>between a begin/end pair which needs to be recognized.
Yes, "framing" operations. Hopefully this will be replaced
with a more general "grouping" of operations... (if I ever
find time to write the "grouping" I-D).
>A unique identifier is now specified on every entry (UUID).
Yes, the slapd frontend & slapadd should add an operational
attribute containing a UUID upon each add entry request.
>I did not see a definition of this identifier anywhere so
>if anyone else has let me know, else I'll send a message to
>the working group.
UUID per ISO/IEC 11578:1996. And, no, I don't have a
>Of course LDUP has not been accepted as a standard yet, so
>many things are still in flux.
Yes... LDUP is a 'work in progress'. However, experimenting
with I-D is a good thing and quite appropriate within
>I would like to start by changing some of the simple things
>such as attaching a uuid to each new entry, and updating a
>change identifier on each change.
That would be a good start.