[ic] area tag broken for full URLs

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Thu Feb 9 08:19:56 UTC 2017

On 02/09/2017 08:10 AM, Peter wrote:
> On 05/02/17 23:05, Peter wrote:
>> On 05/02/17 23:01, Peter wrote:
>>> If you have a catalog with a VendUrl of www.example.com and you do this:
>>> [area href=http://www.example.net/test form=foo=bar]
>>> ...you get this as a result:
>>> http://www.example.com/test?foo=bar
>>> (note how [area] swapped the domain in the URL for the VendUrl domain)
>>> I note that the parsing of the page name in tag_area() parses out the
>>> domain name but puts it in $r instead.  $r is not passed onto vendUrl()
>>> at line 2767 of Interpolate.pm, but I believe it was intended to be the
>>> third argument instead of the current undef.
>>> Any comments on why it is undef and if changing this to $r will fix the
>>> issue?
>> And indeed a quick test shows that changing the undef to $r does indeed
>> fix the issue.
> Any comments on this?  This seems to be an old bug and I want to try to
> make certain that I'm not mucking something important up by fixing it.
> Peter

Hello Peter,

I never thought of using [area] for full URLs ...


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