[Web-SIG] urllib.unquote in paste.httpserver prevents slashes in path segments
ianb at colorstudy.com
Thu Mar 17 21:10:56 CET 2011
It's implied by WSGI itself that the path be unquoted; there's no fix short
of changing the specification.
On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 1:10 PM, Florian Friesdorf <flo at chaoflow.net> wrote:
> I think paste.httpserver.WSGIHandlerMixin.wsgi_setup should not
> urllib.unquote the path  before setting it in the wsgi environment
> . The only pre-processing performed on the path between  and 
> is concerned with slashes '/'. By urllib.unquoting it is not possible to
> have urllib.quoted slashes within one path segment.
> At least pyramid without routing fully relies on
> ``environ['PATH_INFO']`` ; by commenting  I succeeded to have
> slashes in path segments, they are handle by pyramid in f.
> However, webob.request.BaseRequest would need to be adjusted wherever
> PATH_INFO from the environment is used (e.g ).
> Reasoning: The path stored in environ['PATH_INFO'] is still a path,
> therefore it must not be urllib.unquoted, the unquoting must happen
> after the path is split up in segments ().
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