[rt-devel] unique custom field names or not

Ruslan Zakirov ruz at bestpractical.com
Wed Nov 7 10:25:49 EST 2012

On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 2:40 PM, Christian Loos <cloos at netcologne.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> after creating two custom fields with the same name and apply them to
> two different queues I've encountered a problem with the ticket search
> (wrong results).
> Before digging deeper in this I want to ask if it is ok if custom fields
> don't have unique names or if custom fields should have unique names.

Well, RTIR 2.6 and older use this for State and it works with RT 3.8, but
it's better to avoid this. SQL for searches by such CFs gets more
complicated. Anyway, search bugs should be reported and fixed as it used
to work we are not planning to forbid such setups.

> Chris
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Best regards, Ruslan.

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