Bug 204107 - Web site navigation tree is not evaluated as a tree.
Web site navigation tree is not evaluated as a tree.
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Network
Classification: Red Hat
Component: RHN/Web Site (Show other bugs)
RHN Devel
All Linux
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Assigned To: Mike McCune
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Blocks: 145467
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Reported: 2006-08-25 12:49 EDT by Ken Ganong
Modified: 2008-10-14 16:27 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-10-14 16:27:34 EDT
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Navigation, Active nodes error. (265.48 KB, image/png)
2006-08-25 12:49 EDT, Ken Ganong
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Description Ken Ganong 2006-08-25 12:49:26 EDT
Created attachment 134934 [details]
Navigation, Active nodes error.
Comment 1 Ken Ganong 2006-08-25 12:49:26 EDT
When finding the navigation node to activate for a given url, our navigation
system does not evaluate as a tree of nav nodes.  Instead it evaluates the best
node by checking against a map of nav nodes whose keys are urls.

So,  what if we had a piece of navigation that has an acl preventing the user
from seeing that nav node.  If the nav nodes were evaluated as a tree, than all
of the nodes under that nav node would "inherit" the acl because that entire
section of the tree wouldn't be viewable.  Instead, if a user enters a url that
corresponds to a nav-node under the acled node, they would see an activated node
for the url that they typed, but it would not show the parent node.

The work-around is to add the parent's acl to every child node.

See the screenshot.
Comment 2 Amanda Carter 2008-10-14 16:27:34 EDT
This bug has been closed due to inactivity.  Please open a new bug with specific details if this problem is still occurring or if an enhancement is needed.

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