Erik Lax wrote:
In our case the pointer/allocated string ownership is preferable
moved to the LDAPAVA object for both the value and attribute as the char* does not have
same lifetime as the LDAPAVA object.
Then your app is almost certainly mis-designed. The set of attributeTypes in a schema is
and usually small; alloc'ing and free'ing the same strings over and over is
Out of curiosity, what is your software actually trying to do?
On 2018-11-30 14:51, Howard Chu wrote:
> erik(a)halon.se wrote:
>> Full_Name: Erik Lax
>> Version: 2.4.46
>> OS: Linux
>> Submission from: (NULL) (184.108.40.206)
>> It's possible to set the flag LDAP_AVA_FREE_VALUE to clear ber values on the
>> LDAPAVA structure in ldapava_free() but it's not possible to set the
>> LDAP_AVA_FREE_ATTR to clear attributes. I suspect OpenLDAP internals does not
>> need to free attributes in this way (hence the missing code).
> Attribute Types are usually constant strings, so right, there should be no need to
>> I'm building a custom LDAPAVA (LDAPDN) object and it would be useful to be
>> to set this flags to have it properly clean up both values and attributes in
> It would be better to simply avoid the need to free them.
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