Last modified: 2006-08-31 17:17:08 UTC

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Bug 7144 - When the main page is not readable by the user, it redirects to itself
When the main page is not readable by the user, it redirects to itself
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
User login and signup (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Rob Church
Depends on:
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Reported: 2006-08-28 13:44 UTC by Tomasz G. Sienicki
Modified: 2006-08-31 17:17 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Tomasz G. Sienicki 2006-08-28 13:44:56 UTC
When logging in is required to view pages and the Main Page is not made an
exception, the software keeps reloading the Main Page (meta http-equiv="Refresh"
set to itself) ad infinitum.

You can see that at
Comment 1 Rob Church 2006-08-28 14:23:40 UTC
Cleanest approach is to add a check before calling OutputPage::returnToMain(),
wherever the "user can read" check takes place, and ensure that the user can
read the page we're returning to, otherwise, don't bother. :)
Comment 2 Rob Church 2006-08-31 17:17:08 UTC
Fixed in SVN trunk, r16307.

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