ber_read_OID_String patch

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Sep 24 11:13:45 MDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-09-23 at 15:36 +0300, Kamen Mazdrashki wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 08:42, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at> wrote:
> > We hit the need for this at the plugfest, and while metze does not like
> > the idea of keeping the binary form in the in-memory structure, I'm more
> > open to it.  Most important will be to implement the OID to prefix map
> > code, and to store the prefixmap on disk as a string.
> In case we don't implement binary prefix map in memory, then we need some 
> kind of 'adaptor' code to translate between S4-prefix-map <=> DRS_prefix_map. 
> I am about to implement a reference implementation as a torture test
> in following few days.
> Btw, there is a torture test already implemented, you can find it at:
> The test decodes all attribute OIDs returned during replication and 
> verifies those attributes exists in schema - runs perfectly against W2K3-R3.

Did you make any progress on an implementation (including provision
support etc) since we chatted on IRC?  I would love to have this going
while I'm still at the plugfest (but please don't take this as pressure,
just encouragement).


Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.
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