Opened 11 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#3147 closed defect (wontfix)

Handling of images

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: Alec Thomas
Priority: normal Component: PageToPdfPlugin
Severity: normal Keywords:
Cc: Trac Release: 0.10


Images do not show up in the generated PDF on some of our instances, while it works ok on others.

I've been digging into it, and I think I found a possible explanation (note that I'm a total python newbie, so please forgive any error):

Could the problem on some instance be due to the fact that it is accessed via https? As far as I can tell, the code converts images tags as follows:

page = re.sub('<img src="(?!\w+://)', '<img src="%s://%s:%d' % (req.scheme, req.server_name, req.server_port), page)

The 'scheme' used to request the page (https for our instance) is copied in the image URL. I don't think this can work, i.e. that htmldoc can retrieve the image without credential. This may be the reason why granting access to anonymous users (as indicated in #1056) makes it work better (but this is not an acceptable option for us).

Please contact me ("m/i/c/h/e/l --at-- m/a/k/a/l/u/m/e/d/i/a/./c/o/m" - remove spaces, slashes and put the real at-sign) if you want to discuss or need more info.

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comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by anonymous

It's me again. FYI: we have changed our instance to http instead of https, and this didn't help. Any idea?

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

Deprecated, please see the TracWikiToPdfPlugin.

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