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    DB: Invalid characters in ELINK_INDEX.LINK_TEXT_NORMAL

    • Article Type: Known Issue
    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: 7.2.0
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct; Direct; Local;


    On Linux, the normalized link text (ELINK_INDEX.LINK_TEXT_NORMAL) is unreadable text / set of characters that are not normalized link text.

    Defect Status

    Issue 16384-19330 / VYG-1174 is resolved for Voyager 8.2.0 and higher.

    Replication Steps

    1. Run this sql query on a database that has elinks, and that is running RHEL:
    select link_text
    , link_text_normal
    from elink_index;
    2. Note that link_text_normal is not a normalization of link_text, but is instead an assortment of unreadable characters.
    3. If copy & search using the unreadable characters, records are retrieved.

    • Article last edited: 3/5/2015