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Re: alias in core.schema - 2.2.29 FC3

> If I am overlooking something, or if I need to RTFM more, just let me
> know; but I've googled for awhile and can't find anything on this.
> I'm trying to add aliases to openldap 2.2.29 (FC3), and I see the
> schema entries commented out in core.schema :
> #attributetype ( NAME ( 'aliasedObjectName' 'aliasedEntryName' )
> #       DESC 'RFC2256: name of aliased object'
> #       EQUALITY distinguishedNameMatch
> #objectclass ( NAME 'alias'
> #       DESC 'RFC2256: an alias'
> #       SUP top STRUCTURAL
> #       MUST aliasedObjectName )
> why are they commented out?

because since they're well-know standard track stuff, and they're needed
to implement alias support, they've been hardcoded in slapd.

> Obviously uncommenting them results in
> duplicate attr types and obj classes errors,

If it's so obvious, why are you asking?

> but I'm not sure how to proceed after that.

Leave them commented; in general, do not muck with shipped schema files,
and make sure you use the version of schema files that ships with the
code.  Use aliases as you would, they're already in.


Ing. Pierangelo Masarati
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