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Item4080: Downloading extension via configure sometimes end up in an "Invalid header block" message

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Downloading an extension via configure sometimes ends in the following error message:

"Invalid header block at offset unknown at /path/to/twiki/lib/TWiki/Configure/UIs/EXTEND.pm line 311"

Reason: The HTTP headers are concatenated to the archive.

-- TWiki:Main.OliverKrueger - 16 May 2007


-- TWiki:Main.OliverKrueger - 16 May 2007

performed minor cleanup:

Index: lib/TWiki/Configure/UIs/EXTEND.pm
--- lib/TWiki/Configure/UIs/EXTEND.pm   (revision 13775)
+++ lib/TWiki/Configure/UIs/EXTEND.pm   (working copy)
@@ -90,9 +90,7 @@
     # Strip HTTP headers if necessary
-    if ( $ar =~ m/^HTTP/sm ) {
-        $ar =~ s/^HTTP(.*?)\r\n\r\n(.*)/$2/sm;
-    }
+    $ar =~ s/^HTTP(.*?)\r\n\r\n//sm;
     # Save it somewhere it will be cleaned up
     my ($tmp, $tmpfilename) = File::Temp::tempfile(SUFFIX => $ext, UNLINK=>1);

using the following test:

#! /usr/bin/perl -w
use strict;

my $ar = "HTTP some text\r\n\r\nsome random text\n\nfinally some more to confuse greedy?\r\n\r\nfinally the end...";

print "ar=[$ar]\n";

# Strip HTTP headers if necessary
$ar =~ s/^HTTP(.*?)\r\n\r\n//sm;

#if ( $ar =~ m/^HTTP/sm ) {
#    $ar =~ s/^HTTP(.*?)\r\n\r\n(.*)/$2/sm;

print "ar=[$ar]\n";


Summary Downloading extension via configure sometimes end up in an "Invalid header block" message
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.OliverKrueger
Codebase ~twiki4
SVN Range TWiki-4.1.2, Sun, 13 May 2007, build 13714
AppliesTo Engine

Priority Urgent
CurrentState Closed

Checkins TWikirev:13772 TWikirev:13776
TargetRelease minor

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Topic revision: r7 - 2008-01-22 - KennethLavrsen
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