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Re: Question about using OpenLDAP client libraries to write attribute with unknown syntax OID

At 02:16 PM 2/15/2005, Jonathan Abbey wrote:
>I suppose what my question comes down to is, do the OpenLDAP client
>libraries require knowledge of the specific syntax OID (such as above)
>in order to properly generate the ASN.1/BER encoding of the attribute?

No.  The OpenLDAP client libraries expect the caller to provide
properly encoded values for transfer.

>Or do the OpenLDAP client libraries not care about the syntax OID?

The client does not care what the syntax OIDs are, and in fact, has
no knowledge what they are.