--On Thursday, October 01, 2015 10:48 PM +0200 Ivan Nejgebauer
> On 09/30/2015 09:19 PM, Michael Ströder wrote:
>> I have a use-case where it would be handy to use the deref control to
>> request attributes from an entry's parent entry. But this would require
>> kind of a pseudo-attribute 'parentDN' (similar to 'entryDN').
>> Anybody aware whether such a thing is already available?
> I've attached my implementation -- hope it helps. The patch is against
> (More details: the parentDN part is fairly straightforward, given the
> entryDN implementation as a model. However, the deref overlay can't use
> dynamic attributes [you can try the unmodified slapd with deref and
> entryDN], so I wrote a nasty hack to make it work with parentDN. Not
> extensively tested, e.g., I'm not sure it would work "" as the
If you want it considered for inclusion in OpenLDAP, please file an ITS as per