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Re: slapcat word wrap?

This has been asked (and answered) many times in the past.  I remember
someone posting the essential perl code to unwrap ldif.  You may search
the archives.


> 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.
> --
> Justin Crabtree
> Java Programmer
> Ozarks Technical Community College
> 447-7533

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