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Bug 11314 - Spaces in mediawiki name causes infinite redirect loop
Spaces in mediawiki name causes infinite redirect loop
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Redirects (Other open bugs)
1.11.x
All All
: Lowest major (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Depends on: 10787
Blocks:
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Reported: 2007-09-12 20:44 UTC by Ziba Scott
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:04 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Ziba Scott 2007-09-12 20:44:58 UTC
The new WebRequest::interpolateTitle method in 1.11 passes at least 2 arguments to WebRequest::extractTitle:

$path and $wgArticlePath

$path is urlencoded, $wgArticlePath is not.

WebRequest:extractTitle does a substring comparison on the two arguments.  This works fine if there were no urlencoded characters in $path.  But as soon as $path has a %20 or the like, WebRequest:extractTitle returns false, so WebRequest::interpolateTitle doesn't populate $_GET, so mediawiki redirects over and over trying to populate $_GET.

For my uses and simple testing so far, this solution seems to have worked:

In includes/WebRequest.php on line 53 change:
                    $path = $a['path'];
to
                    $path = urldecode($a['path']);

Thank you for your time in looking at this.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2008-02-12 22:51:55 UTC
$wgArticlePath *should* be properly URL-encoded, as it's used to construct URLs.

The installer may not be putting together a proper default $wgScriptPath, however... Linking this bug to bug 10787, which has some further discussion on the matter.
Comment 2 Aaron Schulz 2008-09-12 22:43:48 UTC
$wgArticlePath should already be encoded, rather than having the code waste the time encoding it.

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