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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.

I'm glad you think so ;) welcome in the overlay
debuggers' exclusive club!


Pierangelo Masarati

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