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From Kiran Ayyagari <kayyag...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Morning thoughts about alias handling...
Date Thu, 16 Jun 2011 11:00:35 GMT
On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 2:51 PM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> so I slept on the problem, and here are a few thoughts I had this morning :
> - first, the alias handling can't be done in the doSimpleSearch() as I
> thought, because if we do so, alias dereferencing won't be handled when
> using the coreSession. It must be handled by the EntryFilteringCursor.
> Remains to see how to implement that there.
> - second, we may have some issue when an alias points to a non existing
> entry. What will the cursor.next() return in this case ? The alias exists,
> so the cursor.next() will move forward, to something that does not exist
> (this is a Pierre-Arnaud thought).
hmm, if the aliased entry doesn't exist the cursor shouldn't move forward
> - third, we have to fix the reverter, which doe snot handle correctly alias
> removal, if the entry which is pointed doe snot exist anymore. There is a
> JIRA for that issue.
>
> I'll do my best today to get something done.
>
> --
> Regards,
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel L├ęcharny
> www.iktek.com
>
>



-- 
Kiran Ayyagari

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