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Re: Backend proposal

At 03:02 PM 12/29/2003, Hadmut Danisch wrote:
>just a proposal for a new, simple backend:
>If you have an LDAP server for dc=somewhere,dc=org and 
>want to store referrals for dc=elsewhere,dc=org  , 
>dc=somecompany,dc=com  etc., then this cannot be
>trivially implemented (is it?). Since bdb supports only
>a single suffix, a separate bdb is required for every 
>referral, or one for suffix="", causing other problems. 
>The proposal is to implement a very simple backend which
>does not support deleting, writing, changing, just reading. 
>It should read the configuration from a plain file like
>dc=elsewhere,dc=org                ldap://...
>dc=somecompany, dc=com             ldap://...
>and generate the apropriate referral entries. 
>Should be easy to convert dnssrv into such a backend.

Feel free to code it up.