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RE: how to check uniqueness of uidNumber ?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org
> [mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org]On Behalf Of Sameh Attia

> Frank Swasey wrote:
> >Sheesh!  Every two or three months we go through this all
> over again....

Sheesh, you can say that again...
> >
> >http://www.openldap.org/lists/openldap-software/200210/msg00584.html
> >
> >
> Frank,
> 	ur solution does not help the racing problem that
> happen on the max number in multiuser env.

There is no race problem. Read the above-referenced thread fully. This
summarizes as well:

> It seems u did not get the point cuz wer discussing here
> either locking solutions thru sql databases,

LDAP is not an SQL database. If your mind can only imagine a
database-oriented solution to this problem, then you shouldn't be using LDAP,
you should stick to your database exclusively. On the other hand, if you're
willing to contemplate an LDAP-oriented solution to the problem, then the
above-referenced messages will work for you.

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