Howard Chu writes:
Hallvard B Furuseth wrote:
> I wrote:
>> Also the index is wrong for huge numbers. At some point the indexing
>> should just give up and use max/min values, but I suppose at least
>> cryptograpy-sized numbers should be usefully indexed. I.e. at least
>> two length bytes.
I wonder about that. Two length bytes implies 512Kbit numbers. Who's
going to be storing those in LDAP?
2 "length bytes" - (3 sign bits and delimiter bit) => 31Kbit, I think.
But yes. I merely wrote support for more than 2 length bytes since
it didn't seem more code than for 0-2 length bytes.
> Eeh. It makes more sense to check for ridiculous-sized numbers
> parsing them and just output a min/max value depending on sign. (Or
> right-truncate e.g. n*12 digits and add n*5 to the length.)
Looking at it now... not sure if I'll have time today though.
(I assume I can go ahead and change the size, since you just changed the
presence key size.)