Bug 233640 - links for packages with special characters in their name broken in webui
links for packages with special characters in their name broken in webui
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Network
Classification: Red Hat
Component: RHN/Web Site (Show other bugs)
rhn500
All Linux
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Assigned To: Grant Gainey
Red Hat Network Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-03-23 11:27 EDT by Máirín Duffy
Modified: 2010-03-26 14:50 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-03-26 14:50:56 EDT
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Description Máirín Duffy 2007-03-23 11:27:29 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:

compat-gcc-c++
gcc-c++
gcc-c++-ssa

Sam Sharpe on nahant-list came up with a workaround:

"You need to manually replace the + in the destination URL with %2B, like
so:

https://rhn.redhat.com/network/software/packages/name_overview.pxt?package_name=gcc-c%2b%2b-ssa&channel_arch_ia32=channel-ia32&channel_arch_ia64=channel-ia64&channel_arch_x86_64=&search_subscribed_channels=
"

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 duffy@redhat.com on 2007-03-23 11:20 EST --
Created an attachment (id=150766)
note how gcc-c++-ssa is in the list


-- Additional comment from duffy@redhat.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
the page
Comment 5 Grant Gainey 2010-03-26 14:50:56 EDT
I don't know what BZ this was fixed under, but the behavior is fixed in PROD as of 520.  Closing CURRENTRELEASE

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