Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 68628
rfc822-MailMember.schema superfluous with misc.schema
Last modified: 2014-08-31 19:24:16 EDT
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Description of problem:
The schema definition loaded by default in slapd.conf in
'rfc822-MailMember.schema' is superfluous. The attributeType and objectClass
defined in this file are defined the same in 'misc.schema'. Why have two
mutually exclusive schema files?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install openldap-servers.
2. Examine /etc/openldap/schema/misc.schema and
3. Compare definitions of 'rfc822MailMember' and 'nisMailAlias'.
Note that this is at all relevant because definitions in misc.schema are
necessary if 'extended schema' are enabled in migration scripts. Workaround
obviously is to enable 'misc.schema' and disable 'rfc822-MailMember.schema' in
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make sure that no important bugs slip through the cracks.
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This bug appears to be fixed in FC5, openldap-servers-2.3.19-4.