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Re: ldap backend automatic remote schema load

> Selon Pierangelo Masarati <ando@sys-net.it>:
>> Sure.  I haven't thought of the implications of such an operation.
>> I
>> wouldn't use it by default in back-ldap, I'd rather move it to an
>> overlay, so maybe it can be used also by back-meta and more (Still
>> thinking about how to feed it the remote server's URI and so) that
>> implements only the bi_db_open() hook (I expect all the local schema
>> definitions to be loaded at that time).  I think in any case your
>> patch
>> would be welcome, at least as a basis for discussion.  Please feel
>> free
>> to submit it thru the ITS.
> In fact it is not implemented in back-ldap, but in the frontend of
> OpenLDAP, at the same level than reading schema files. So it can be used
> not only for back-ldap and back-meta but for other backends too (for
> example to synchronize the schema of slave directories with the schema
> of the master).
> In any case, you can find it in ITS#3429.

Sounds like a nice application for a runtime module, without any need to
alter the code.

Ciao, p.

Pierangelo Masarati

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