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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: [?? Probable Spam] Re: About the LDIF partition and the Schema partition
Date Fri, 04 Sep 2009 17:40:32 GMT
Howard Chu wrote:
> Emmanuel Lecharny wrote:
>> It does not work, because we can't tell if test.ldif is associated with
>> cn=test or with sn=test.
>> So we need to use the AT :
>> /cn=test
>> /sn=test
>> cn=test.ldif
>> sn=test.ldif
>> Now, can we do that on all the FS ? On linux, the answer is yes. What
>> about Mac OS/X ? W$ ? Solaris ?
> OpenLDAP already does this. In Unix filesystems (that includes Linux, 
> MacOSX, and Solaris) the only reserved character is slash '/'. On 
> Windows the only special characters are colon ':' and dot '.'. There 
> should be only one dot and there cannot be any colon. Hex-escape these 
> characters if they appear in an RDN and you'll be fine.
Not enough... if the AT is case-sensitive, you will have to create 2 
entries, but then, on this loosy Widnows system, it won't work...

See my next mail too.

cordialement, regards,
Emmanuel L├ęcharny

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