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Bug 140 - Problems with "+" in package names.
Summary: Problems with "+" in package names.
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Contrib|Net
Classification: Retired
Component: rhcn
Version: 1.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
high
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
URL: http://developer.redhat.com/rhcn/brow...
Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 1998-11-19 23:44 UTC by Aleksey Nogin
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 1999-11-17 16:12:00 UTC


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Description Aleksey Nogin 1998-11-19 23:44:25 UTC
Many RHCN packages have + in their names: libg++-libc5,
squid+icmp, mpi2c++ ... There are several problems with how
RHCN handles + in package names.

1) http://developer.redhat.com/rhcn/packagelist.php3 and
http://developer.redhat.com/rhcn/memberinfo.php3 do not
change + into %2b when linking to
http://developer.redhat.com/rhcn/packageinfo.php3

2) Even when %2b is used , packageinfo.php3 still transforms
it into " " and reports that package is not uploaded.

Comment 1 Aleksey Nogin 1998-11-19 23:53:59 UTC
As you could see in the "View Bug Activity" for this bug, bugzilla's
process_bug.cgi also has problems with interpreting special characters
in "URL" and "Summary" fields (it was the one that changes "+" into
" " in the Summary field, I did not touch it...

Comment 2 Aleksey Nogin 1998-12-05 01:31:59 UTC
New packageinfo.php3 now understands %2b right, but does not
understand + .
And both packagelist.php3 and memberinfo.php3 generate links with "+"
not with "%2b"

Comment 3 Aleksey Nogin 1998-12-05 01:32:59 UTC
And Bugzilla still does not know how to deal with "+" in URL and
Summary fields.

Comment 4 Preston Brown 1999-03-29 21:08:59 UTC
Andrew, Alex: can we have a status report on this bug please?

Comment 5 Aleksey Nogin 1999-06-08 02:36:59 UTC
I wanted to remind you that the problem still exists

Comment 6 David Lawrence 1999-11-17 16:12:59 UTC
This problem is being deferred until the new RHCN becomes operational.


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