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Re: Structural objectclass modifications

At 12:43 AM 7/22/2005, Raphaël Ouazana-Sustowski wrote:

>Whereas I understand that someone shouldn't modify a person into a
>country, as indicated in RFC2251, I don't see why OpenLDAP (2.1+) disallow
>to modify an objectclass of the same "chain". For example I can't modify
>an organizationalPerson into a residentialPerson, nor an
>arganizationalPerson into a Person, nor a Person into an

See X.501(93).

>Is there a solution to allow to change parent structural objectclasses ?

I am preparing an extension to LDAP which will allow limited
override of X.500 constraints by the administrator.  However,
it's not terribly high on my priority list, so it might
be a while before the code shows up in HEAD and the
spec shows up at the IETF.