I changed the settings list sent to the metaserver, but I doubt it can cause troubles in the metaserver (patch #2092). Else, there is still problems when the metaserver strings contains characters like '\' or '', there are no escapes, and the server list cannot be interpreted by the clients.
On 16 November 2010 10:35, Pepeto pepet...@gmail.com wrote: I changed the settings list sent to the metaserver, but I doubt it can cause troubles in the metaserver (patch #2092). Are they sent as GET variables? At least some errors are related to overlong GET variable list... - ML
I don't know what is a GET variable list. Please check server/meta.c on trunk, or http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/freeciv/trunk/server/meta.c?r1=18294r2=18293pathrev=18294 I may have missed a fc_url_encode() in meta_insert_setting(). That's probably the problem? Pepeto Le mardi 16 novembre 2010 à
After some inspection it is obvious that this is not caused by Freeciv, but by some spambot. From some URL it has found out that metaserver takes server_port variable and now it tries to send its spam message as value to that variable hoping that it would get somehow published. This is not a