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Re: commit: ldap/tests/scripts test050-syncrepl-multimaster

<quote who="Howard Chu">
> Gavin Henry wrote:
>> Nice!
>> But I'm confused. I thought we didn't use the multimaster name, but
>> MirrorMode instead?
> I guess you haven't been following the syncrepl thread on -devel. After I
> figured out that the fix for ITS#4703 and #4623 was going to be half-way
> to
> multimaster anyway, it seemed silly to stop there. I spent this weekend
> coding up the remainder.

Excellent. Just found the e-mails. I did read them, but I just didn't
*read* them, if you get me.


"So - no one can say OpenLDAP doesn't have multimaster replication any
more." !!!

> With the recent hubbub on the -software list about it I decided to keep
> quiet
> for a bit. Talking about it before it's done smacks of vaporware; it needs
> to
> be tested more before we start talking about it more broadly.

Sure. I might take a pop at the latest devel and make test?

> All that aside, it's working fine for regular syncrepl with both
> refreshOnly
> and refreshAndPersist. I don't really see delta-syncrepl supporting it;
> right
> now I just don't feel like writing the code to parse the accesslog to do
> the
> necessary conflict resolution. Of course, anyone else could take that on.

Understood. I wish I could help.

> I'm still tinkering with it a bit. Not entirely happy with the whole rid
> vs
> sid / cookie concept. I'd like to take a different approach, but right now
> we're still backward compatible, so it will probably stay this way.

Thanks for the update. I need to pull -devel out into a seperate IMAP
folder ;-)


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>    Chief Architect, Symas Corp.  http://www.symas.com
>    Director, Highland Sun        http://highlandsun.com/hyc
>    Chief Architect, OpenLDAP     http://www.openldap.org/project/