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  1. MongoDB Database Tools
  2. TOOLS-1888

mongoimport complains invalid character '\x02' in string literal

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major - P3
    • Resolution: Works as Designed
    • Affects Version/s: 3.4.9
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: mongoimport
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    • Environment:
      centos6.5 x86_64

      Description

      mongoimport failed when the json content contains ascii code like 0x01, 0x02..

      The file content is:

      {"a":"test1","b":"1"}
      {"a":"test2^B","b":"2"}  
      {"a":"test3","b":"4"}
      

      B is not two charachters ( + B)but one which can be input using ctrl+b in vim editor.

      When importing this file using mongoimport -d test -c a --file=test.json, it fails and complains the error:
      Failed: error processing document #2: invalid character '\x02' in string literal
      imported 0 documents

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            Assignee:
            david.golden David Golden
            Reporter:
            cyclamen Cyclamen
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