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Re: OID can not be string any more?

At 12:23 PM 2001-12-05, Zengfa Gao wrote:
>I am working on OpenLDAP. On OpenLDAP 2.0.7, we can
>use String as OID, such as "mytool-oid" as the OID of
>"mytool" objectclass.
>When I try on OpenLDAP 2.0.18, it failed. Can any one
>tell me when OpenLDAP require OID must be ASN, such as

RFC 2252 requires numeric OIDs be used in certain
places.  We fixed a bug in OID macro handling which
allowed undefined macros (arbitrary strings) used in
configuration files to be leaked into subschema
published by the server.

You were taking advantage of a bug, not an intended