ml ml wrote: > i get linebreaks (after i guess 80 chars) when i use: > lapcat -b "somebase" -l /tmp/ldap-example.ldif.tmp > > This is on debian lenny. I get the same problem with stdout. Works as designed since slapcat's output is LDAP Data Interchange Format (LDIF) (see RFC 2849 for details). => Use a decent LDIF parser module for your favourite scripting language for processing slapcat's output. Ciao, Michael.