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From Alex Karasulu <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: connection.exists(Dn) is false although entry exists
Date Wed, 01 Feb 2012 23:18:40 GMT
On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 1:14 AM, Christoph Czurda
<hasnoadditives@gmail.com>wrote:

> On 02/01/2012 11:58 PM, Alex Karasulu wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 10:19 PM, Christoph Czurda
> > <hasnoadditives@gmail.com>wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Pierre-Arnaud,
> >>
> >> The mistake was on my side. I used Rdn rdn = new Rdn("cn=a,ou=b"); and
> >> passed this to a Dn constructor. I misinterpreted the description of
> >> class Rdn where it says that any String with a '=' is treated as a full
> >> Rdn. When I changed it, it worked as expected.
> >>
> >>
> > Just curious can you show me the offending code? I really did not
> > understand your description.
> >
> > I ask this because it might show which area of our API is weak in terms
> of
> > being intuitive. If the user understands the domain a good API shows
> > exactly how it should be used by the object model and methods.
> >
> >
> It was like this:
> Dn parent = new Dn("ou=system");
> Dn somewhereBelow = new Dn(new Rdn("cn=a,cn=b"),parent); //the problem
> was the rdn
>
> I thought that in this constructor everything before the parent is
> simply prepended.


So if understand correctly you thought Rdn is not a single name component
but one that can have 1 or more name components like for example a relative
path in the fs namespace?


> The interesting thing is that dn.getName() did what I
> actually intended, ie it returns "cn=a,cn=b,ou=system".
>
>
Odd.

Thanks for the feedback.

-- 
Best Regards,
-- Alex

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