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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-28121

DurableViewCatalog shouldn't throw on null byte in view ns

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      > db.createCollection("coll")
      { "ok" : 1 }
      > db.system.views.insert({_id: "\0"})
      WriteResult({ "nInserted" : 1 })
      > db.getCollectionInfos()
      2017-02-27T11:46:56.558-0500 E QUERY    [main] Error: listCollections failed: {
      	"ok" : 0,
      	"errmsg" : "namespaces cannot have embedded null characters",
      	"code" : 73,
      	"codeName" : "InvalidNamespace"
      } :
      _getErrorWithCode@src/mongo/shell/utils.js:25:13
      DB.prototype._getCollectionInfosCommand@src/mongo/shell/db.js:805:1
      DB.prototype.getCollectionInfos@src/mongo/shell/db.js:817:19
      @(shell):1:1
      

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      > db.createCollection("coll") { "ok" : 1 } > db.system.views.insert({_id: "\0"}) WriteResult({ "nInserted" : 1 }) > db.getCollectionInfos() 2017-02-27T11:46:56.558-0500 E QUERY [main] Error: listCollections failed: { "ok" : 0, "errmsg" : "namespaces cannot have embedded null characters", "code" : 73, "codeName" : "InvalidNamespace" } : _getErrorWithCode@src/mongo/shell/utils.js:25:13 DB.prototype._getCollectionInfosCommand@src/mongo/shell/db.js:805:1 DB.prototype.getCollectionInfos@src/mongo/shell/db.js:817:19 @(shell):1:1
    • Query 2017-03-27
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      Inserting a null byte into a system.views namespace is allowed but should cause operations against that view to fail with InvalidViewDefinition. It should also not prevent mongod startup, which is the case here.

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              james.wahlin@mongodb.com James Wahlin
              tess.avitabile@mongodb.com Tess Avitabile (Inactive)
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