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Re: AD-style AUX classes

On Mon, 2008-01-21 at 08:11 +0100, Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
> Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > I strongly suspect I won't ever get to the stage of being able to use
> > OpenLDAP's schema files, unless they are strictly broken up into files
> > that do and don't conflict with Microsoft (which is probably not an
> > OpenLDAP goal :-)
> Files provided by OpenLDAP are a mere dump of the contents of the
> related RFCs, but users are not required to use them.  User-defined
> schema is user-defined schema and, although most of interoperability
> would probably break if you don't load core.schema (an significant
> portions of it are actually hardcoded), you don't need to use those
> files.  So breaking things up, or extracting portions and copying them
> where they are needed by your application should not be an issue, given
> that they are pretty stable, since they're based on standard track
> documents.  Of course, as soon as you change standard track definitions,
> you work against interoperability, but that's another issue.

But the moment I copy those definitions, I end up exactly where I am
now, with files that are *not* updated when it is decided, for some
perfectly reasonable reason or other, to place that attribute in the C
code of slapd.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.

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