Sun Java System Directory Server Enterprise Edition 6.0 Developer's Guide

Memory Concerns

dn is freed when slapi_entry_free() is called.

A copy of dn should be passed, for example:

char *dn = slapi_ch_strdup(some_dn);
slapi_entry_set_dn(e, dn);

The old dn is freed as a result of this call. Do not pass in a NULL value.