I'm not sure how exactly to approach this.

The code in the ZPublisherExceptionHook reads:

def __call__(self, published, REQUEST, t, v, traceback):
        if isinstance(t, StringType):
            if t.lower() in ('unauthorized', 'redirect'):
            if (t is SystemExit or
                issubclass(t, Redirect) or issubclass(t, Unauthorized)):

I added the "issubclass(t, Unauthorized)" to the second condition,
which now seems to cause test failures.

Looking at the first if-statement, it looked like in the times of
string exceptions, both 'unauthorized' and 'redirect' would be checked
upon first and always raised. I tried to follow the same logic for
modern class based exceptions here for the second if-statement.
Especially since the check for "issubclass(t, Redirect)" was already
in place, this looked like an obvious omission.

Can someone shed some light on this and tell me what is supposed to happen here?


On Sat, Jul 4, 2009 at 8:03 PM, Tres Seaver<tsea...@palladion.com> wrote:
> Hanno Schlichting wrote:
>> Log message for revision 101181:
>>   Correctly handle unauthorized exceptions in the ZPublisherExceptionHook.
>> Modified: Zope/branches/2.12/src/Zope2/App/startup.py
>> ===================================================================
>> --- Zope/branches/2.12/src/Zope2/App/startup.py       2009-06-20 19:53:08 
>> UTC (rev 101180)
>> +++ Zope/branches/2.12/src/Zope2/App/startup.py       2009-06-21 00:00:53 
>> UTC (rev 101181)
>> @@ -24,6 +24,7 @@
>>  from time import asctime
>>  from types import StringType, ListType
>>  from zExceptions import Redirect
>> +from zExceptions import Unauthorized
>>  from ZODB.POSException import ConflictError
>>  import transaction
>>  import AccessControl.User
>> @@ -170,7 +171,7 @@
>>                  if t.lower() in ('unauthorized', 'redirect'):
>>                      raise
>>              else:
>> -                if t is SystemExit or t is Redirect:
>> +                if t is SystemExit or t is Redirect or t is Unauthorized:
>>                      raise
>>                  if issubclass(t, ConflictError):
> What is the motivation here?  Zope2 applications have hooked
> Unauthorized exceptions *forever*:
>  - You can see them in the error_log (if you take them out of the ignore
>   list).
> This change (the fixed version) breaks unit tests which assert that the
> exception can be hooked:
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