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Re: back-config, overlays

> It looks like all of the necessary back-config infrastructure is now
> working. I've converted the Syncrepl Provider and ProxyCache overlays to
> the table-driven config and the standard tests still pass, so nothing
> has broken at least. It should be pretty straightforward to convert all
> of the remaining backends and overlays using back-ldif/back-bdb and
> these two overlays as models. The ProxyCache code is particularly
> instructive as it shows how to use the hooks to add an arbitrary entry
> underneath the overlay entry (in this case, for carrying the
> configuration of the cache database). If anyone feels like getting their
> hands dirty, this would be a good opportunity to jump in and help out
> with the remaining conversions. I suggest you respond here with the
> particular backends/overlays you want to work on, so we can coordinate
> the work and OID allocation.

I'll be working at back-ldap, back-meta and the chain and rwm overlays; I
plan to make some use of subordinate entries for back-meta targets.  We'll
need to discuss further the configuration of the rewrite directives...

> Also it'd be good to get more eyes
> reviewing the code and asking questions about whatever is unclear. We
> can turn whatever comes up into FAQ material etc...

Ciao, p.

Pierangelo Masarati

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