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Re: Attribute not allowed when adding mail to person
development issues belong on openldap-devel list.
In short, slapd returns static error messages. Supporting
dynamically generated error text would require significant
At 08:27 PM 2/12/01 +0000, Brian S. Craigie wrote:
>Many Thanks for the info, folks. Will try out the suggestions. :-)
>Does anyone want to volunteer to fix the unhelpful error message I
>ldap_add: Object class violation
> additional info: attribute not allowed.
>All it needs is some (should be simple) coding in
>servers/slapd/schema_check.c where instead of:
> *text="attribute not allowed"
>you would have
> mystring=sprintf("Attribute %s, %s not allowed",e->e_dn,type);
>(except that that isn't the right way to copy mystring into *text. I
>tried strcpy but it made slapd core dump when it got to it so I did
>something wrong obviously. Any takers?
>While the missing info does come up in debug mode, that's a bit overkill
>just to find out something the program could easily, and really ought
>to, tell you. Don't you think?
>Brian S. Craigie