Legacy Issue Number: 2511
Summary: For a POA that has IdAssignmentPolicy=SYSTEM, there is a portability
problem in the combination of the POA generation of an ObjectId and
the language functions that convert between ObjectId and string.
The C++ functions PortableServer::ObjectId_to_string (and wstring)
If conversion of an ObjectId to a string would
result in illegal characters in the string (such
as a NUL), the [...] functions throw the
This apparently assumes that the conversion does nothing but take the
sequence of octet and recast it as a char*. Thus, an embedded null
would cause the string to be interpreted as shorter than the sequence,
so it"s an error.
Reported: CORBA 2.2 — Thu, 4 Mar 1999 05:00 GMT
Disposition: Resolved — CORBA 2.3
Close no change in 2.4
Updated: Fri, 6 Mar 2015 20:58 GMT