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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: [AdminPoint] Rename, Move&Rename and Compare operations
Date Fri, 17 Dec 2010 16:24:20 GMT
On 12/17/10 5:02 PM, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot wrote:
> On 17 déc. 2010, at 16:43, Emmanuel Lecharny wrote:
>> Here are the last possible operations :
>> Rename operation
>> ================
>> A rename should not impact the Administrative Model at all, assuming that a subentry
renaming just impact the cn attribute (the RFC stipulates that a subentry RDN *must* use the
cn AT only)
> I disagree.
> Rename could have a disastrous impact.
> A change in a value may invalidate the evaluated subentries.
> Especially if an entry is used a base entry of the subtreespecification of a subentry.
> In that case the whole subtree under this entry needs to be invalidated.

Grmblbmrbl... Yes, right !
>> Move and Rename operation
>> =========================
>> As the rename operation has no impact, the Move&Rename is exactly the same operation
than the Move operation. We will use the same algorithms.
> I think we need to use both Move and Rename algorithms, one after another.


Emmanuel Lécharny

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