UTF-8 support and other quirks in the LDAP backend (in 2.2.4).
ohrn at chl.chalmers.se
Wed Jun 19 09:23:02 GMT 2002
On Wed, 19 Jun 2002, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> "Shahms E. King" wrote:
> > > One problem we uncovered is that the backend needs to convert all strings
> > > stored in LDAP to/from UTF-8. This mainly affects users real names which
> > > look quite borked if they contain non 7bit ASCII chars. Some LDAP servers
> > > will let you use any charset but OpenLDAP likes to enforce UTF-8 (also the
> > > LDAPv3 standard mandates it).
> > Well, that's what I get for living in the US, i18n bugs don't tend to
> > bite me in the butt.
> Yes, we have a patch in the works to do this for the ADS LDAP code, and
> once that is in I'll look at how to merge it for pdb_ldap.
Great! I'd be happy to help backporting and testing in 2.2.x
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