Bug 97874 - redhat bugzilla uses Javascript/GET when Form/POST should be used
Summary: redhat bugzilla uses Javascript/GET when Form/POST should be used
Alias: None
Product: Bugzilla
Classification: Community
Component: Bugzilla General (Show other bugs)
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Version: 2.18
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: PnT DevOps Devs
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-06-23 15:59 UTC by Toni Willberg
Modified: 2013-06-24 03:09 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.18
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-11-02 20:08:05 UTC
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Description Toni Willberg 2003-06-23 15:59:43 UTC
This page:
uses Javascript for composing URL to next page on [Open Bugzilla Entry  Form]

This causes Apache to burn when the content of the form was quite long (not
massive long anyway):

 Request-URI Too Large
 The requested URL's length exceeds the capacity limit for this server.
 request failed: URI too long
 Apache/1.3.27 Server at bugzilla.redhat.com Port 443

Consider using "normal" <form> instead of Javascript.

This problem may cause people feel angry because they just lost they bugreport...

Comment 1 Toni Willberg 2003-06-23 16:00:36 UTC
"Apache to burb", I ment to say :)

Comment 2 David Lawrence 2006-04-08 18:08:07 UTC
Red Hat's current Bugzilla version is 2.18. I am moving all older open bugs to
this version. Any bugs against the older versions will need to be verified that
they are still bugs. This will help me also to sort them better.

Comment 3 David Lawrence 2007-11-02 20:08:05 UTC
easy_enter_bug.cgi has been obsoleted in favor of a newer revamped guided bug
entry page. It is now using POST instead. Please open a new bug if the guided
entry page is still broken for you.

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