Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 536526
config props with empty string value (i.e. "") are persisted as NULL by Oracle, so the actual value is lost
Last modified: 2014-05-15 17:17:23 EDT
This is unfortunate, because we jumped through a lot of hoops in the GUI layer to distinguish null (aka unset) values from empty values. This was to allow a user to specify one or the other, depending on if they want the prop to be unset (which tells the plugin to either specify null as the value or to not specify any value), or if they want the property to literally have "" as the value. This distinction is currently thrown away if the Server database is Oracle. The solution is probably to store some sort of special marker value in the DB to represent an empty string (e.g. a TAB character or some other character that's impossible to even enter via the GUI).
This bug was previously known as http://jira.rhq-project.org/browse/RHQ-867
Temporarily adding the keyword "SubBug" so we can be sure we have accounted for all the bugs.
new = Tracking + FutureFeature + SubBug
making sure we're not missing any bugs in rhq_triage
ips - isn't this a dupe of something?
No, I don't think so.