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Re: Non-numeric OIDs; iPlanet->openLDAP
I was afraid of that. So (just to clarify) LDAP_SCHEMA_ALLOW_XX
etc. have no effect? Is there any particular reason (if so) why they
remain in the codebase?
Relatedly: Has anyone else on the list faced the problem of importing
a schema from iPlanet with non-numeric OIDs? How did you deal with
>What is the current state of play wrt the compile flags
>LDAP_SCHEMA_ALLOW_ALL et al.? I see some contradictory
>messages on the mailing list archives.
>I'm particularly interested in allowing non-numeric OIDs
>in schema definitions -- not because I think it's a good
>idea, but because I need to import a schema originally
>created on an iPlanet server, which uses alphanumeric
>names for OIDs rather than dotted-decimal numbers.
slapd requires all schema elements to have numeric OIDs. It does allow
the use of alphanumeric macro names in certain places, but those names
must be resolvable to a numeric OID (see the "objectidentifier" ketword
-- Howard Chu
Chief Architect, Symas Corp. Director, Highland Sun
Symas: Premier OpenSource Development and Support