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Re: commit: ldap/clients/tools ldapsearch.c

At 12:09 AM 6/18/2004, Pierangelo Masarati wrote:

>> Log Message:
>> Fix a limit typo
>> Use 0 not maxint when 'none' is selected.
>this was intended as a means to provide a helper to hit the hard instead
>of the soft limits.  See ITS#3136 for a background.  In fact, if one sets
>size.soft=100 size,hard=unlimited, then, to hit the unlimited case one
>needs to require a size limit.  There is no notion of unlimited size in
>the client library, nor in the protocol, so my idea was to use the max
>integer allowed by the protocol, and add a shortcut string in ldapsearch
>-z, -l to hit this value.  Maybe a different keyword would be better, e.g.

Well, from a protocol perspective, 0 means no limit (e.g., unlimited).

I think what you're trying to do is not to hit the "unlimited
case" but to hit the hard limit.

Maybe add a "max" case which means maxInt.

>Otherwise one has to manually specify the largest value atoi
>(now strtol) can accept.

Seems approproriate.