On Thu, 9 Aug 2012, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Jay Soffian <jaysoff...@gmail.com> writes:
> 
> > When gitweb is used as a DirectoryIndex, it attempts to strip
> > PATH_INFO on its own, as $cgi->url() fails to do so.
> >
> > However, it fails to account for the fact that PATH_INFO has
> > already been URL-decoded by the web server, but the value
> > returned by $cgi->url() has not been. This causes the stripping
> > to fail whenever the URL contains encoded characters.
> >
> > To see this in action, setup gitweb as a DirectoryIndex and
> > then use it on a repository with a directory containing a
> > space in the name. Navigate to tree view, examine the gitweb
> > generated html and you'll see a link such as:
> >
> >   <a href="/test.git/tree/HEAD:/directory with spaces">directory with 
> > spaces</a>
> >
> > When clicked on, the browser will URL-encode this link, giving
> > a $cgi->url() of the form:
> >
> >    /test.git/tree/HEAD:/directory%20with%20spaces
> >
> > While PATH_INFO is:
> >
> >    /test.git/tree/HEAD:/directory with spaces
> >
> > Fix this by calling unescape() on both $my_url and $my_uri before
> > stripping PATH_INFO from them.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Jay Soffian <jaysoff...@gmail.com>
> > ---
> 
> Thanks.  From a cursory look, with the help from the explanation in
> the proposed commit log message, the change looks sensible.
> 
> I wonder if a breakage like this is something we can catch in one of
> the t95xx series of tests, though.

No, it is unfortunately not possible with current test infrastructure
for gitweb.  The gitweb_run from t/gitweb-lib.sh allows to set
PATH_INFO and QUERY_STRING, but does not allow to set up URL.

That might change in the future...

> Jakub, Ack?

Acked-by: Jakub Narebski <jna...@gmail.com>

Uf ut us bot too late...


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