Can Not Use XMLPost _EMPTY_ Value to Empty/Blank a Multivalued Attribute (Doc ID 1934282.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using _EMPTY_ to empty/blank an attribute only works with single-value attributes. With a multivalued attribute you get this error in the XMLPost log:

Added Text for Name: SomeMultivaluedAttribue Value: _EMPTY_

[Thu Oct 09 14:32:27 CDT 2014]
File data post failed! Consult futuretense.txt for details.

[Thu Oct 09 14:32:27 CDT 2014]
HTTP/1.1 200 OK^M
HOST_SERVICE: FutureTenseContentServer:11.1.1.8.0^M
Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:32:27 GMT^M
Transfer-Encoding: chunked^M
Content-Type: text/html;charset=UTF-8^M
Server: Apache-Coyote/1.1^M
^M
### xmlpost debug is ON ###Setting attr: Active to 1Colon-delimited list has 1 valuesList delimited by equals has 1 rows.Setsingle... value is: 1Setting attr: SomeMultivaluedAttribue to _EMPTY_Colon-delimited list has 1 valuesList delimited by equals has 1 rows.Setsingle... value is: _EMPTY_Multiple values, parse comma delimited stringError: Variables.attr could not load (Variables.what) _EMPTY_


Cause

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