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Re: Comparable and replaceable fax numbers

Sean Burford writes:
>h.b.furuseth@usit.uio.no> wrote:
>> In any case, maybe OpenLDAP could be made to accept this filter:
>>    (facsimileTelephoneNumber:telephoneNumberMatch:=foo)
>> OpenLDAP doesn't support indexing for extended filters though.
> I don't think extended filters would help with selective attribute deletion
> (my syntax may be wrong):
> dn: uid=username,dc=example,dc=com
> changetype: modify
> delete: facsimileTelephoneNumber
> facsimileTelephoneNumber:telephoneNumberMatch:=+1 (555)555 5555

True, LDAP does not support that for attributes without EQUALITY
matching rules.  (So there is no LDIF syntax for it:-)
For such attributes you need to read the entry and use replace:,
listing the values you want to keep.