[asterisk-dev] Asterisk 1.6 Realtime Database must use ', ' not '|' in appdata field?

Tilghman Lesher tilghman at mail.jeffandtilghman.com
Thu May 22 13:17:54 CDT 2008

On Thursday 22 May 2008 12:51:36 JR Richardson wrote:
> I'm testing 1.6 ARA.  All seems to be functioning well, but Asterisk
> does not like | (pipe) separators in the appdata fields in the
> database.  I don't think this is particular to ARA because I see the
> same results when I use static extensions in extensions.conf also.
> So I'm guessing pipe processing has been deprecated or possibly this is a
> bug?

Removed.  Comma is what most people are used to using in extensions.conf,
and has thus been made the authoritative delimiter.

> The problem is that 1.2 (which i still use in production) behavior
> requires a | for the separator in the appdata fields for ARA database
> operation due to ',' being a end of field indication for the database

I don't understand this.  Character type fields are all enclosed in quotes,
and commas are fine embedded in fields.

> and can't be used.  This is a big problem and pretty much makes ARA
> unusable for production


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