UTF-8 support and other quirks in the LDAP backend (in 2.2.4).
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jun 19 18:21:01 GMT 2002
Fredrik Ohrn wrote:
> 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
Unless we get back massive issues, 2.2 is finished. All developments
should be targeted at current HEAD for possible inclusion in 3.0 or
Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College abartlet at hawkerc.net
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