Bug 975472 - Windows virt-viewer should ignore trailing '/' for SpiceProxyDefault value
Windows virt-viewer should ignore trailing '/' for SpiceProxyDefault value
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mingw-virt-viewer (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
unspecified Severity high
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: 3.3.0
Assigned To: Marc-Andre Lureau
Desktop QE
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Reported: 2013-06-18 10:29 EDT by Jiri Belka
Modified: 2015-09-22 09 EDT (History)
5 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: mingw-spice-gtk-0.20-1.el6_4
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
virt-viewer did not accept proxy URLs ending with a '/' symbol. If proxy was specified in such a way, virt-viewer would not be able to use it. To fix this issue, virt-viewer now removes trailing / from proxy URLs, so proxy URLs with or without trailing / can be used.
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Last Closed: 2014-01-21 09:46:17 EST
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Description Jiri Belka 2013-06-18 10:29:11 EDT
Description of problem:
Usual way people define value for http proxy, like http_proxy env variable read by many many cli tools on Linux, is in the way:

* http://fqdn:port


* http://fqdn:port/

(fqdn can be replaced by resolvable name or with an IP)

Anyway, virt-viewer does _NOT_ use http proxy when it gets spice proxy value with trailing '/'. This is very annoying.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
sf18 - 0.5.3

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. have SpiceProxyDefault without trailing '/'
2. open console
3. have SpiceProxyDefault with trailing '/'
4. open console

Actual results:
4. does not even try to use proxy, it just uses direct connection

Expected results:
work as many other apps/tools

Additional info:
Comment 1 Marc-Andre Lureau 2013-06-18 10:59:39 EDT
I wonder if there is any spec for this...

Anyway, here is the patch:
Comment 2 David Jaša 2013-07-19 11:09:26 EDT
confirmed on mingw-virt-viewer-0.5.3-28 -> qa_ack+
Comment 5 Charlie 2013-11-27 20:27:46 EST
This bug is currently attached to errata RHEA-2013:15512. If this change is not to be documented in the text for this errata please either remove it from the errata, set the requires_doc_text flag to 
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Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2014-01-21 09:46:17 EST
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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