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Re: order of attribute values

--On Thursday, October 13, 2005 12:46 PM -0700 "Kurt D. Zeilenga" <Kurt@OpenLDAP.org> wrote:

At 12:18 PM 10/13/2005, Forest Hill wrote:
In current implementations OpenLDAP (2.2.x & 2.3.x) what's the stand of
guaranteeing order of attribute values?

slapd(8) guarantees not to rely on the order in which values are presented as elements of a set have no intrinsic order. Other LDAP software should make the same guarantee.

That is, slapd(8) does not care about the order of values
as, by specification, there is none.  slapd(8) does not to
define an ordering of elements in a SET OF AttributeValues
and, hence, makes no attempt to maintain that order or
any other perceived ordering.

(ignoring certain slapd(8) cn=config extensions to LDAP)

Unless of course, you use the valsort overlay. ;)


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