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Re: overlay capabilities

On Tue, 28 Sep 2004 23:32:53 +0200, Pierangelo Masarati <ando@sys-net.it> wrote:
> Herb Hrowal wrote:
> >Is it possible to have an overlay that can intercept a response from a
> >backend and use data from the response to generate a new request for
> >the backend? I would like to aggregate data from multiple requests
> >into 1 response back to the client.
> >
> >
> I guess it is.  Some of the overlays you can find in
> servers/slapd/overlays/ do
> something like that, and I've recently developed one for my employer that
> turns the result of a search into more searches to the same backend and
> glues
> the resulting data together.  This is what overlays are intended for.
>  You may
> need to be a bit more specific if you want more specific help, though.

Thank you. This is exactly what I wanted to hear. You folks have made
my life so much easier.