(Applies only to filters of the type LDAP_FILTER_PRESENT) Gets the attribute type specified in the filter.
#include "slapi-plugin.h" int slapi_filter_get_type( Slapi_Filter *f, char **type );
This function takes the following parameters:
Filter from which you want to get the substring values.
Pointer to the attribute type of the filter.
This function returns 0 if successful, or -1 if the filter is not one of the types listed above.
Filters of the type LDAP_FILTER_PRESENT generally determine if a specified attribute is assigned a value. For example:
This filter finds entries that have a value assigned to the mail attribute.
Call this function to get the attribute type from this filter. In the case of the example above, calling this function gets the attribute type mail.