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Re: slapcat word wrap?

I have a script already if you're interested.

On Mon, 11 Apr 2005, Justin Crabtree wrote:

> Hallvard B Furuseth wrote:
> > Justin Crabtree writes:
> > 
> >>[slapcat] appear to be wrapping at a set number of characters.
> >>
> >>sendmailMTAAliasValue: "|/usr/local/mailman/mail/mailman unsubscribe strat-pla
> >>  n"
> > 
> > 
> > That's what the LDIF format specifies - almost.  A line starting
> > with a space is a continuation of the previous line.  You get the
> > value by removing the newline and one space.  See RFC 2849:
> >    http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2849.html
> > 
> > I don't know why your output shows lines starting with two spaces,
> > that puts one space in the middle of the value.  If it's not just
> > your mail program doing it, maybe you have been outputting,
> > editing incorrectly and importing again the LDIF files.
> > 
> Ok, thanks for all the responses.  Apparently there was some email warping. 
> Either way, the reason this is a problem is because I am having to parse the 
> dump to a ldif file with a perl script.  Is there anyway to prevent the word 
> wrapping?  If not, I can do some extra work to reassemble the lines in perl, but 
> I would prefer to avoid that if I can.  Thanks for the help.

Craig Dunigan
IS Technical Services Specialist (I don't know what it means, either)
Middleware - Enterprise Info Systems - Department of Info Technology
University of Wisconsin, Madison

opinions expressed are my own, not the University's