KVP and data that contains a forward slash

John Ralls jralls at ceridwen.us
Sun Feb 7 08:21:28 EST 2016

> On Feb 7, 2016, at 4:03 AM, Robert Fewell <14ubobit at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> While looking at the Bayesian kvp entries and looking to convert the way
> they are stored based on the guid as opposed to the full account path I
> have come across a difference between 2.6.11 and master.
> What I have done is create two basic new files, one from 2.6.11 and one
> from master with the account separator of / and used the CSV transaction
> importer to import the enclosed file once with Bayesian turned on and once
> with it of. If you look at the resulting kvp trees, in 2.6.11 you can have
> a / in a slot but master treats it as an other level, you can see this more
> easily in the storage of the full account path. You will also notice with
> Bayesian turned off, the entries stored under "desc" appear to have over
> written each other so you have only the last entry.
> I can get around this by replacing any / with a \ for the saved Bayesian
> token or description and the full account path would be a guid anyway.
> So the question is should the new kvp procedures allow a / in a slot or kvp
> path.

Thanks for catching that. We absolutely don't want to create deep keys, performance will suffer in SQL. Please file a bug so that I don't forget.

John Ralls

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