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Bug 2088 - Consecutive /s merged in PATH_INFO URLs on Apache 2
Consecutive /s merged in PATH_INFO URLs on Apache 2
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal normal with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://jadesukka.homelinux.org:8180/b...
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: 2220 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2005-05-06 06:07 UTC by lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט
Modified: 2008-02-12 22:37 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-05-06 06:07:29 UTC
Halló!

Please go at http://jadesukka.homelinux.org:8180/betawiki/Luokka:Pseudo_hidden .

Change your prefferences to English. Press CTRL-SHIFT-R in Mozilla Firefox.

There is an entry that looks like <nowiki>Http://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/</nowiki>

a) click on it and you will think it is empty
b) go to Recentchanges
http://jadesukka.homelinux.org:8180/betawiki/Toiminnot:Recentchanges and click on
<nowiki>Http://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/</nowiki>
this will open
<nowiki>http://jadesukka.homelinux.org:8180/mediawiki15c/index.php?title=Http://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/&rcid=696</nowiki>
(hope that the page in bugzilla does not break again)


This is not the only one:

http://jadesukka.homelinux.org:8180/mediawiki15c/index.php?title=/&rcid=581


At
<nowiki>http://jadesukka.homelinux.org:8180/betawiki/K%C3%A4ytt%C3%A4j%C3%A4:Gangleri/feedback#existence_of_objects_.26ndash.3B_anomaly_with_image_namespace</nowiki>
You can see some tests.

There is a line "<nowiki>Compare with: [[: ]], [[:_]], #, [[:+]], /, :, &, ?, %,
$</nowiki>".
Klick on the link "/". This is the same behaviour.

Read the "notes" about behaviour at [[yi:User:Gangleri/tests#curiosity .2F]] .


Hope that [[fi:user:ikerabbit]] can tell you more about his Betawiki.

Thanks for your time reading and fixing this.

Regards Reinhardt
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2005-05-06 06:25:48 UTC
Seems to be specific to PATH_INFO urls on Apache 2. Samples:

http://jadesukka.homelinux.org:8180/betawiki/A//b
http://jadesukka.homelinux.org:8180/mediawiki15c/index.php/A//b
http://test.leuksman.com/index.php/A//b
* title displayed as "A/b"
* PHP installed as apache2handler

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A//b
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php/A//b
http://wp.wikidev.net/A//b
http://wp.wikidev.net/index.php/A//b
* title at wiki is "A//b"
* PHP installed as apache

Putting the title in the query string on Apache 2 shows correctly:
http://jadesukka.homelinux.org:8180/mediawiki15c/index.php?title=A//b
http://test.leuksman.com/index.php?title=A//b
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2005-05-22 06:20:02 UTC
*** Bug 2220 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Zigger 2005-05-22 12:37:15 UTC
See also bug 98 and bug 428.
Comment 4 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-06-05 13:37:41 UTC
This bug has impacts on [[Special:Random]] because these pages are "selected
randomly" but not displayed properly. It can happen that "this pages does not
exist" will be shown.

See
http://jadesukka.homelinux.org:8180/mediawiki15c/index.php?title=/move&rcid=2646

Regards Reinhardt
Comment 5 Zigger 2005-06-25 14:55:01 UTC
This is in the ASF bug database for "Apache httpd-2.0".  See
http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=10775 ("SCRIPT_NAME wrong
value"), which has a similar underlying issue with PATH_INFO as bug 1519.

A fix could a bit more complicated than the one for bug 1519, as it needs to
deal with two broken environment variables, either one of which may be fixed
first in a future Apache release, and it also needs to handle combinations of
leading, embedded, and trailing slashes.  

Alternatively, the code could just parse REQUEST_URI itself.  For other Apache
2.0 issues with PATH_INFO, see
http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?query_format=specific&order=relevance+desc&bug_status=__all__&product=Apache+httpd-2.0&content=PATH_INFO

One work-around is to stop using pretty URLs by setting $wgUsePathInfo to false
in LocalSettings.php.
Comment 6 Zigger 2005-06-26 17:02:04 UTC
(In reply to comment #5)
>... Alternatively, the code could just parse REQUEST_URI itself. ...

If this is done, watch out for encoding differences.  REQUEST_URI is
URL-encoded, while PATH_INFO and SCRIPT_NAME are normalised.
Comment 7 Brion Vibber 2008-02-12 22:37:22 UTC
This should have been resolved by the new title interpolation code in 1.10 or 1.11. Resolving as FIXED; reopen if still encountering such troubles.

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