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PI44696: WHEN SENDING WLRESOURCEREQUEST WITH QUERY PARAMETERS THAT CONTAI NS SPECIAL CHARACTERS, THE SPECIAL CHARACTERS ARE ENCODED TWICE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • WLResourceRequest does URL encoding twice in some cases,
    therefore special characters are sent incorrectly to the server
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * MFP iOS developers which are trying to send special          *
    * characters to a resource/adapters as part of the value of a  *
    * query parameter using WLResourceRequest.                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * When the value of a query parameter contains special         *
    * characters that require URL encoding, the special characters *
    * are encoded twice                                            *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * -                                                            *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code was fixed to encode the parameters only once.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI44696

  • Reported component name

    MFPF/WORKLIGHT

  • Reported component ID

    5725I4301

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-07-09

  • Closed date

    2015-07-19

  • Last modified date

    2015-07-19

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    MFPF/WORKLIGHT

  • Fixed component ID

    5725I4301

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 October 2021