problem with object names containing "//"

Keith Bradnam krb at
Tue May 13 03:33:50 EST 2003

On 6 May 2003, Dave Matthews wrote:

> Big problem with sgifaceserver, smaller with tace.
> % saceclient -port 2000
> acedb at> find reference http:/\/
> No response.  The server crashes after a few minutes.  During which it uses a
> lot of cpu and memory, sometimes all of the memory.
> "find reference http*BYDV*" has no problem, works fine.
> In tace there's no performance problem, the "acedb>" prompt returns
> immediately.  However there's no report of the result, not the expected
> "// Found <xx> objects in this class".  And nothing was found.:
> acedb> find reference http:/\/
> acedb> list
> // Found 0 objects in this class
> // 0 Active Objects
> This is with ace4_9p on Solaris 8.  (Which otherwise is working fine,

Hi Dave,

Is this definitely to do with the double slashes rather than the colon?  I
seem to recall some problems in the past with making queries that would
accept colons.  Maybe this is unrelated.



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