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Bug 54986 - redhat supplied patch in php-3.0.18 rpm breaks form-data posts
redhat supplied patch in php-3.0.18 rpm breaks form-data posts
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: php (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Phil Copeland
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-10-23 19:06 EDT by Joe Pruett
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-12-07 19:00:18 EST
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Description Joe Pruett 2001-10-23 19:06:12 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.2.19-6.2.7.pptp.joey i586)

Description of problem:
php pages that try to use multipart/form-data encoding will end up with
crlf data prepended to all data values.  i noticed a redhat supplied patch
in the source rpm, so i removed that and recompiled and things worked just
fine.  the patch claims to be trying to fix problems with unquoted variable
names, but i haven't spent any time try to reproduce that problem.  so that
patch needs to be removed, or reworked.  i noticed another bug report about
php that just said that php didn't work anymore after the patches, so this
could be the problem they saw.

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Steps to Reproduce:
        if ($foo != "") {
                echo "<pre>\n";
                for ($i = 0; $i < strlen($foo); $i++) {
                        echo ord(substr($foo, $i, 1)), "\n";
                echo "</pre>";
<form enctype="multipart/form-data" method=post>
<input type=text name=foo length=40>
<input type=submit>

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Comment 1 Phil Copeland 2002-08-06 13:58:34 EDT
There is a php errata that I've made thats in the works for the 7.x series and
AS2.1, I'll be making a 6.2 errata this week but I cannot give an estimate on
how long it will be in QA before release (the 7.x stuff has been in the QA queue
for 5 weeks already)..


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