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Re: Behavior change on overlay sssvlv

Clément OUDOT wrote:

I noticed that with OpenLDAP 2.4.30, a search request with a non
criticical sss control on an attribute without ordering matching rule
returns an error:

clement@ader:~/Programmes/openldap$ bin/ldapsearch -H
ldap://localhost:3389 -D ou=lsc,ou=accounts,ou=XXX -w secret -b
ou=people,ou=XXX -E sss=cn
# extended LDIF
# LDAPv3
# with server side sorting control

# search result
search: 2
result: 18 Inappropriate matching
text: serverSort control: No ordering rule

# numResponses: 1

Before, the error was only returned if the control was set to

Looking back thru git, I see nothing to support this statement.

This was discussed in this ITS:

Is this behavior change intentional or is this a side effect of of
recent commit?

Please give the version number where you last saw it behaving as you describe. I'm not seeing it.

It looks to me like the current behavior is wrong; you should file an ITS.

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