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Platonides at gmail

Apr 18, 2012, 10:43 AM


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Re: Plus-character in file names prevent thumbnail creation [In reply to]

On 17/04/12 14:36, Gregor Hagedorn wrote:
> We cannot get thumbnails rendered for media file names that contain a
> plus sign (+). The error we see is: "Error generating thumbnail - The
> source file for the specified thumbnail does not exist." (but the
> original file is there).
>
> We found a web discussion of the problem, but without an solution. We
> are using an Apache’s rewrite to process thumbs upon usage (rather
> than at page saving time). Is this the culprit? The WMF/Commons have
> solved it, but we cannot find a copy of the Apache rewrite WMF is
> using (and the problem may be elsewhere anyways).
>
> Has anyone encountered this problem and solved it?
>
> --
> Example Thumbnails that do not render:
> * http://species-id.net/openmedia/File:Agrostis%2BMibora_sp_Sturm14.jpg
> (fetched from commons)
> * http://species-id.net/openmedia/File:Amphibienlaich_%2B_Larven_Plustest.jpg
> (manually uploaded)

Yes, + in filenames is problmetic.
How are you doing the rewriting to thumb.php?


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Plus-character in file names prevent thumbnail creation g.m.hagedorn at gmail Apr 17, 2012, 5:36 AM
    Re: Plus-character in file names prevent thumbnail creation Platonides at gmail Apr 18, 2012, 10:43 AM
        Re: Plus-character in file names prevent thumbnail creation g.m.hagedorn at gmail Apr 21, 2012, 7:55 AM

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