Bug in pdb_ldap.c ?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Nov 13 15:18:11 GMT 2003

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Aurélien Degrémont wrote:
| Hi,
| I note a problematic behaviour inside pdb_ldap.c.
| When deletion is needed, Samba will try to delete the objectclass
| 'sambaSamAccount' and all its LDAP attributes but this behaviour is
| quite problematic.
| When a LDAP entry had many objectclass like shadowAccount, posixAccount,
| InetOrgPerson or sambaSAMAccount, some attributes are used by more than
| one class, like 'description', 'cn' or 'uid', but, when removing the
| sambaSAMAccount, it will remove all the attributes used by this class,
| including  'description', 'cn' or  'uid', even if  an other class need
| them. LDAP will complain about this and raise an error.
| I think it's a important problem, but, as i'm not a ldap specialist, I
| have not a solution for this.
| This correction is needed to correct other Samba odd behaviour which i'm
| currently working on.

known issue (bug #762).  I've been trying to work on it.  As soon as
I clean out some of the printing bugs, i'll get back on it.

cheers, jerry
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