Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 233637
links for packages with special characters in their name broken in webui
Last modified: 2008-04-02 17:08:30 EDT
NOTE: I am opening this bug as public so customers can follow along.
Description of problem:
Basically, links for packages that have special characters in their name are
broken in the webui. When you click on them, you receive a "no package" message.
The links are from a package search results page; not sure if there are other
links to these packages (in say channel details > packages tab) that are
similarly broken. Here are some example packages that have broken links:
Sam Sharpe on nahant-list came up with a workaround:
"You need to manually replace the + in the destination URL with %2B, like
Please refer to
https://www.redhat.com/archives/nahant-list/2007-March/msg00219.html for the
full customer description of the issue.
Created attachment 150766 [details]
note how gcc-c++-ssa is in the list
Created attachment 150767 [details]
see how gcc-c++-ssa is not found. it has also been renamed to 'gcc-c -saa' on the page
I wan this rechecked.
works fine in 5.1 build 8
package gcc-c++-3.4.6-8.i386.rpm Help Icon
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Here is a release note for this issue as suggested by Mairin:
A bug was fixed where the Details page for packages whose names contain a
special character, such as a plus sign (`+`), would display a "no package" error.
UI Enhancements for 5.1 Sat GA so Closed for Current Release.