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Re: authz-regexp and invalid filters

> When using a search-based mapping for an authentication DN to a user's
> DN, certain characters, namely '(' and ')', will cause the mapping to
> fail.  In order for the mapping to succeed, the characters need to be
> properly escaped so they pass str2filter().
> Is there any reason that special characters used in authz-regexp filters
> should not be escaped when using search-based mappings?
> I am testing this with 2.4.21.

I guess this circumstance was simply overlooked.  It should be improbable,
because usually in authz-regexp filters are supposed to contain, or to be
related to, userids.  I suggest you file an ITS