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From Emmanuel Lecharny <>
Subject Re: Some thoughts I had under my shower this morning...
Date Fri, 06 Aug 2010 08:27:11 GMT
  On 8/6/10 10:15 AM, Kiran Ayyagari wrote:
>> IMO, this is barely acceptable for API 0.2, but has to be fixed for 0.3.
>> There is no reason to extract to disk when all the ldifs are available in a
>> jar, as it's just a matter of loading them in memory.
>> It should be a 2 hours work to get the code read the jar and load the schema
>> in memory...
> it is already possible to do this using JarLdifSchemaLoader , but note
> that this will always
> contain the bundled default schemas only. A user can only add custom
> schema if the
> schema directory is present on disk.

Ah, so we are golden.

Is there a place where this is documented (even roughly) ?

I think we have some users facing this issue.

Btw, I don't really care if users can't extend the schema when they 
can't write on disk. But we can discuss about allowing this too.

Thanks Kiran.

Emmanuel L├ęcharny

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