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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: About Partition, AdministrativePoints and the whole universe...
Date Mon, 02 Aug 2010 18:34:49 GMT
  On 8/2/10 8:27 PM, Kiran Ayyagari wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 8:03 PM, Emmanuel Lecharny<>  wrote:
>>   Hi guys,
>> as I'm slowly refactoring the data structure we use to manage
>> NamingContexts, I just realized that we may have a way to handle
>> encapsulated partitions...
>> One of the Graal we were chasing was the possibility to define encapsulated
>> partitions. Let me give you an example :
>> if we define dc=example,dc=org as a naming context, then we have to define a
>> dedicated partition (be it JDBM, LDIF, HBase, in-memory, SQL-based). That's
>> good, but if we want to define a sub-partition for, say
>> ou=apache,dc=example,dc=org, we currenty can't. That means this ou=apache...
>> thing will be stored in the same backend than the partition it's defined
>> into (dc=example,dc=org).
> so this kind of partition won't be shown as a naming context anymore,
> its base is always dc=example,dc=org from a user POV, is that right?

It will be a NamingContext, and will appear as so in the rootDSE.

Emmanuel L├ęcharny

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