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Re: order of attribute values

--On Thursday, October 13, 2005 12:18 PM -0700 Forest Hill <forest@apple.com> wrote:

In current implementations OpenLDAP (2.2.x & 2.3.x) what's the stand of
guaranteeing order of attribute values? I've always been under the
assumption that there was no guarantee of preservation of attribute value
order. Can someone clarify this?

You are correct. However, Stanford had need of ordering of attributes, and hired Symas to develop an overlay that allowed you to weight or sort attributes. See the man page in the 2.3.11 release on slapo-valsort (It has been present since 2.3.7 and later).


Quanah Gibson-Mount
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ITSS/Shared Services
Stanford University
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