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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: [AdminPoint] Rename, Move&Rename and Compare operations
Date Sat, 18 Dec 2010 00:52:22 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.

Renaming an AP might  also have an impact, as if the AP is an IAP, then 
renaming it might change the way the underlying entries will be 
evaluated using the parent AP subentries.

Emmanuel Lécharny

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