Thunderbird and OpenLDAP

I setup OpenLDAP according to the archlinux wiki and this page

The server was up, search ok and I was ready to setup thunderbird to use the LDAP. 

I setup thunderbird and then no entry in the view. I thought it was some fault on the configuration. I tried JXplorer, ldapaddrbook, apache directory studio and couldn’t find the problem. 

I stumble upon this page via google and I stop scratching my head and pulling my hair. 

This is a thunderbird-bug – not an OpenLDAP issue:

ldap-address-book gets synchronized but you do not see any entries in the overview

but it is there when you start typing in an address of a ldap-reciepient…so it’s there but you have to start searching by typing in some letters

plz consult the mozilla-people for further infos and bug-cleanup as this is a third-party application developed by them

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