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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

#28134 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

Infinite loop when RSS is not available - crashing server

Reported by: anonymized_13628566's profile anonymized_13628566 Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.9
Component: Feeds Keywords: reporter-feedback
Focuses: Cc:


Putting up a widget loading local rss feed (via FQDN, not localhost ofc).
For some reason my RSS is not available (unrelated), so it redirects to a 404 page when trying to access the feed.
On the 404 page, the same widget is displayed again, trying to load the same RSS.
This generates an infinite loop.

Crashed my server for 2 days over and over again until I found out.

Should add a check whether already tried to load the feed and maybe a Timeout. Or even better, use Javascript RSS processing instead of serverside.

Change History (6)

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
10 years ago

  • Component changed from General to Feeds

#2 @stevenkword
9 years ago

  • Keywords reporter-feedback added

@DanFromGermany -- Could you please list steps to reproduce? I have been unsuccessful thus far.

#3 @stevenkword
9 years ago

Relates to #13049

#4 @stevenkword
9 years ago

This would benefit from the solution proposed in #11585

#5 @stevenkword
8 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

#6 @stevenkword
8 years ago

  • Resolution changed from wontfix to invalid
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