Importing from Mantis loses slashes in the titles and descriptions, breaking URLs

I am trying to import our existing issues from Mantis into YouTrack. The import seems to have run fine, and lots of issues have been created, but I've noticed some things have not come across correctly.

The first thing I've noticed so far is that any tickets with a '/' in the title or body have had the slash replaced with a space, so for example a ticket with the title "Adding record with a / breaks layout".

This also affects all URL's in a description, as all the slashes are replaced with spaces.

I have been using the latest importer linked from the website, against the latest version of Mantis.

thanks
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Seems like a bug in the importer, so I've created a ticket for it http://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/JT-19435.
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Hello Mark,

Thank you for pointing this issue.
Currently, we investigate it, and let you know about any updates as soon as possible.

Thank you.
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Hello Mark,
Please, download the latest library version and rerun import.
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Will I need to delete the already-imported issues, or will the importer overwrite existing text?
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Hi Mark,

You need to delete previously imported data first.

Thank you.
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Cool thanks. I deleted all my issues yesterday and re-ran the import, and it seems to have worked.

Thank you.
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