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Bug 17571 - The validator crashes with a form and a # as the action
Summary: The validator crashes with a form and a # as the action
Alias: None
Product: Validator
Classification: Unclassified
Component: check (show other bugs)
Version: HEAD
Hardware: All All
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: This bug has no owner yet - up for the taking
QA Contact: qa-dev tracking
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-06-22 02:14 UTC by Jane N. Recker
Modified: 2015-08-23 07:38 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:

HTML that makes the validator crash (443 bytes, text/html)
2012-06-22 02:14 UTC, Jane N. Recker

Description Jane N. Recker 2012-06-22 02:14:44 UTC
Created attachment 1146 [details]
HTML that makes the validator crash

Entering a # as the action of a form make the validator crash with this error :
Can't use an undefined value as an ARRAY reference at /usr/local/validator/httpd/cgi-bin/check line 569.
Comment 1 Michael[tm] Smith 2012-06-22 02:23:03 UTC
If you are seeing that message, it's coming from the legacy backend (perl code), not the HTML5 backend (java code).
Comment 2 Jane N. Recker 2012-06-22 11:44:33 UTC
The HTML I was testing is a HTML5 document. Shouldn't it be tested with the HTML5 validator? Or is it at another URL? Anyway, it crashes the validator which is not normal I guess.
Comment 3 Ville Skyttä 2012-06-24 14:35:11 UTC
I cannot reproduce the problem with nor my local validator instance.