Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:
At 06:42 AM 1/20/2007, Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
> The proposed solution consists in explicitly modifying the necessary
> (operational) attributes by means of an additional modify operation that
> is attached to modrdn. This may be occasionally useful regardless of
> slurpd replication, which makes it more appealing for OpenLDAP
> developers, so that the required effort wouldn't be just wasted by
> slurpd dismissal.
It sounds like it would only ever be useful for modrdn operations, and would
only ever be used by a slurpd-style replicator.
> The additional modify could be wrapped into a control's value, and that
> control might be the "relax" control itself,
I suggest a new control for this new function.
> so that the original
> operation, augmented by the optional modify, would need to succeed as a
> whole or abort, extending the capabilities of the "relax" control by
> allowing extra modifications to be added, in order to preserve the
> integrity of the object after the operation.
> Comments? p.
The perceived problem isn't a problem with syncrepl, and I don't see a
compelling general use case for this.
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