[Cdash] Suggested patch to version 222 with regards to redirection to https:// from user.php

Julien Jomier julien.jomier at kitware.com
Fri Jun 27 08:14:02 UTC 2014

Dear Kristofer,

Thanks for submitting the patch. I have logged a bug in the bug tracker 
and we'll try to integrate it when we can:


Thanks again,

On 26/06/2014 16:06, Kristofer Tingdahl wrote:
> Hi,
> 1. Thanks for version 222!!
> 2. My system administrator installed cdash 222, and everything went well
> (in general). We did however have a problem as loading user.php
> redirects to https, while our setup does not support that. As our system
> is in a shielded off network, we don't see the need for it.
> The current functionality calls redirect_to_https(). My problem is that
> the check that is done at:
> $https_check = @fsockopen($_SERVER['HTTP_HOST']);
> does check the http connection (which works), and not a https
> connection. The attached patch changes that, so the test becomes more
> realistic to what we are about to do. I guess that this is only half
> way, as you may wish the possibility to set the port of the https-call
> than to the current http call. That is not covered by my patch.
> I can see that in a public system, it is indeed very useful to do this
> redirection. In the light of this, I am proposing a patch (as attached)
> for your consideration.
> Cheers,
> Kristofer Tingdahl
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