LDAP sorting routines
michael at stroeder.com
Thu Jan 27 09:43:44 CET 2005
Marc Balmer wrote:
> OpenLDAP specifies a set of functions to sort a result set:
> ldap_sort_entries(), ldap_sort_values(), and ldap_sort_strcasecmp()
These are helper functions used for sorting at the client side. IMO only
useful for client applications implemented in C.
> I did not find these functions in the documentation of python-ldap. Is
> there a reason they are not available in python? Could they be added?
It does not make sense to wrap these functions since client-side sorting
of complete search result sets can be easily achieved by a couple of
lines of Python code.
Support for server-side sorting together is a different story.
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