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From Jerry Stratton <je...@hoboes.com>
Subject general/1240: NCSA Compatibility-Spaces in Redirects cause error 500
Date Fri, 17 Oct 1997 08:29:02 GMT

>Number:         1240
>Category:       general
>Synopsis:       NCSA Compatibility-Spaces in Redirects cause error 500
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    apache
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   apache
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Oct 17 01:30:00 PDT 1997
>Originator:     jerry@hoboes.com
>Release:        Apache/1.2b9-dev IOCOM/2.0 PHP/FI-2.0b11 PyApache/2.25
BSD/OS pentagon.io.com 2.0.1 BSDI BSD/OS 2.0.1 Kernel #2: Wed Nov 20 18:32:55 CS
T 1996     jher@xanadu.io.com:/usr/u/j/jher/system/generic/compile/SANDERS  i386
NCSA httpd allows (requires?) that spaces in pathnames for redirets
be specified with \space. This causes an error 500 in Apache, which
wants paths with spaces to be surrounded by quotes. An important issue
when transferring from one server to another, as any pages in that directory
and below will become inaccessible.
RedirectPermanent /wherever/help\ me.html http://blah.com/
Add that to the NCSA compatibility issues web page%3

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