Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 233640
links for packages with special characters in their name broken in webui
Last modified: 2010-03-26 14:50:56 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #233637 +++
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.
-- Additional comment from firstname.lastname@example.org on 2007-03-23 11:20 EST --
Created an attachment (id=150766)
note how gcc-c++-ssa is in the list
-- Additional comment from email@example.com on 2007-03-23 11:22 EST --
Created an attachment (id=150767)
see how gcc-c++-ssa is not found. it has also been renamed to 'gcc-c -saa' on
I don't know what BZ this was fixed under, but the behavior is fixed in PROD as of 520. Closing CURRENTRELEASE