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From Rob Hartill <hart...@hyperreal.com>
Subject Bug in version 0.8.14 (fwd)
Date Thu, 05 Oct 1995 17:38:23 GMT

I'll send a brief ack.


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> From matt@caladan.sps.mot.com  Wed Oct  4 12:42:34 1995
> Message-Id: <9510041942.AA24093@motsps>
> From: matthew noell <matt@caladan.sps.mot.com>
> Subject: Bug in version 0.8.14
> To: apache-bugs@mail.apache.org
> Date: Wed, 4 Oct 95 14:42:18 CDT
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> There appears to be a bug in the module dir_module in mod_dir.c.  The trouble
> appears only when accessing the directory index without explicitly naming
> the directory index file.  In my case, I am trying to access the default
> directory index file 'index.html' through the
> URL:
>        http://caladan.sps.mot.com/Apache-test/83%25/
>        
> the "%25" in the URL is the escaped percent character "%".  Thus, the real
> filename is,
> 
>        /web/hypertext/Apache-test/83%/index.html
>        
> where /web/hypertext is the document root directory.
> 
> My guess at the source of the problem is that the above is transformed to the
> URL:
>        http://caladan.sps.mot.com/Apache-test/83%/index.html
>        
> This URL has the unescaped percent character "%", but the URL is treated as
> being escaped and the "unescape" routine is run on this URL.
> 
> In any case, is there a fix?
> 
> Regards,
> Matt
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