Sorry to impose further, but I'm a relative newbie to Ruby - what would
be the general sort of syntax needed in this situation?


Francis Cianfrocca wrote:
> On 9/22/06, augustf / gmail.com <augustf / gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> >     In writing my Ruby LDAP application, I'm able (with activeldap) to
> > access any ldap attribute I need - except binary ones. user.uid, for
> > instance would get me the userid of the user. But user.jpegPhoto yields
> > binary rubbish.
> >
>
> Have you tried querying this attribute with the Net::LDAP library? It
> recently acquired some significant improvements in how it handles
> binary attributes. I can tell you from my own research that some
> versions of the native-code LDAP libraries (which Ruby/LDAP and
> ActiveLDAP are based on) have some possibly incorrect behavior with
> regard to binary values.