XMLPost does not update flex attribute correctly when there are equal signs ('=') in the new attribute value (Doc ID 1948361.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 7.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After using XMLPost - OpenMarket/Gator/XMLPost/modifyData element - to update a flex attribute, XMLPost log reports success (and the modified date of the asset changes) but the value of the attribute is not updated.

sample XMLPost source file:

Note that in this sample, we are trying to modify the value of the sampleAttr flex attribute, which is a single-valued text type attribute.

Cause

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