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Re: commit: ldap/clients/tools ldapsearch.c
> Howard Chu wrote:
>>Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:
>>> I'm presently thinking it better to lower the effective limit
>>> to the hard limit instead of treating the too high limit
>>> request as an (adminLimitExceeded or like) error.
>> Doesn't that sort of negate the purpose of the AdminLimitExceeded error
>> code then?
> Would it be hard to set the limit to the minimum of the client-specified
> and the hard limit, and return sizeLimitExceeded or adminLimitExceeded
> depending on which limit is active?
Not too hard, but, yes, complicate. I need to store
in the Operation structure (ors_slimitErr, ors_tlimitErr?)
the error code to be returned in case either of the limits
is hit. Currently, the value requested by the client is
turned into the most appropriate value in ors_slimit, ors_tlimit,
so that both the backend and the frontend when sending results
have no knowledge of the difference between the requested
and the applicabel limits.
Your suggestion seems to make sense, though.
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