Michael Ströder wrote:
Ulrich Windl wrote:
> Is slapcat expected to be stable,
Details can depend on the backend though.
> i.e. report entries and attributes in a specific ordering?
LDIF does not necessarily have a specific ordering.
The *X.500 Data Model* specifies that there is no ordering. Entries are sets
of attributes. Sets are inherently unordered.
Don't expect simple text diff tools to be helpful with LDIF data
> Is slapadd expected to be stable, i.e. add entries and attributes the same
> way when they come from the same LDIF file?
Yes, in the sense that your LDAP entries will mainly contain all the
attributes and values like before.
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