[Fedora-directory-devel] handling forward-only links, DN+Binary and DN+String

Luke Howard lukeh at padl.com
Sun Dec 21 06:22:42 GMT 2008

> The challenge I see here is that I really do need an additional syntax
> in OpenLDAP.  If I map this to just a binary string (as I do now),  
> then
> the rename will not follow though.  If I map it to a DN (as I had  
> tried
> in the past), then the syntax is invalid.  Is it entirely unreasonable
> to add an additional syntax?

Well, they are really new syntaxes, so you should add a new syntax.

Or at least a syntax that looks like { type, blob, DN } upon which you  
can implement the AD syntaxes (that's kind of what I did for  

-- Luke

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