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From Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot ...@marcelot.net>
Subject Re: [Shared] DN value for schema modification entry
Date Thu, 07 Jul 2011 20:20:51 GMT
On 7 juil. 2011, at 19:04, Stefan Seelmann wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 11:54 AM, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot <pa@marcelot.net> wrote:
>> On 7 juil. 2011, at 11:37, Kiran Ayyagari wrote:
>> 
>>> On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 12:31 PM, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot <pa@marcelot.net>
wrote:
>>>> Is this modifications storing feature even working?
>>>> From what I've seen in the code, it looks more like a placeholder and the
>>>> feature is still waiting for implementation...
>>>> I couldn't find where Studio was depending on it, Kiran. Can you give me
>>>> some pointers, please?
>>> I remember Seelmann mentioning on ML that studio depends on this DN to
>>> update the cached schema, but this
>>> feature is not working due to an issue on server ( I believe it was
>>> working at one point of time but was broken later)
>> 
>> AFAIR, the cached schema of a connection in the LDAP Browser plugin is read from
the DN provided via the 'subschemaSubentry' AT of the RootDSE entry.
>> I looked in my ML mails archive but couldn't find a related discussion about the
usage of "cn=schemaModifications,ou=schema" in that area.
> 
> Yes, that's true. This mechanism also works with other directory servers.
> 
>> Anyways, it might be a good time to do this as you mentioned.
>> IMO, it shouldn't have a huge impact on Studio.
> 
> Well, I think it has because my blind guess is that the
> modifyTimestamp of the subschemaSubentry is directly derived from the
> "cn=schemaModifications,ou=schema" entry.

Yeah, of course, implicitly it may have some impact.
But I was thinking about impact on Studio's code, with things we would need to change.

Regards,
Pierre-Arnaud

> Kind Regards,
> Stefan


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