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Bug 8079 - Precondition check failed using echo with CGI Module PHP5
Precondition check failed using echo with CGI Module PHP5
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
1.8.x
PC Windows 2000
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://piecesofeight.org/ffxi
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-11-29 14:51 UTC by John Bruckler
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:42 UTC (History)
0 users

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description John Bruckler 2006-11-29 14:51:32 UTC
When attempting to create a new article on a wiki that is installed with PHP as
a CGI module, using the word "echo" followed by a space,then a string, results
in a 412 Precondition Failed error message.

This error code can be circumvented when enclosing the word echo in nowiki tags.

I.E "echo drops" fails, however "<nowiki>echo</nowiki> drops" saves and displays
normally

Mediawiki installations on hosts that do not use PHP as a CGI module do not
exhibit this issue.
Comment 1 Rob Church 2006-11-29 15:19:23 UTC
This sounds like a dodgy additional security module installed in the web server,
not something MediaWiki would produce.

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