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Re: reducing information duplication

Guillaume Rousse <Guillaume.Rousse@inria.fr> writes:

> Dieter Kluenter a écrit :
>> Guillaume Rousse <Guillaume.Rousse@inria.fr> writes:
>>> Hello list.
>>> I'm looking for a way to reduce information duplication in an LDAP
>>> directory, using the equivalence of joint in SQL databases. Basically,
>>> all my user entries (inetorgperson + posixAccount) need to have a
>>> 'secretary' and a 'manager' field, but given than all users from the
>>> same group have the same secretary and the same manager, I'd prefer to
>>> refer to them at the group level, and refer to the group from the user
>>> entry.
>> An other aproach would be a collective attribute, RFC 3671.
> Interesting. From what I read sofar, it is implemented in the collect
> overlay, whose sources are included but not build in openldap 2.3. I
> didn't found any additional schema, tough, and there is no documentation
> available neither, as it is meant to be an experimental module. Not
> really encouraging to use :)

There is a collective.schema bundled with openldap and a
grep -i -r collective on the source code supplies lots of matches.


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