[pmwiki-users] four character string crashes pmwiki

Petko Yotov 5ko at 5ko.fr
Fri Jun 26 15:22:57 CDT 2015

I am guessing your installation has the mod_security or something 
similar enabled. Try using the HTML entity for "|", ie. "|" and see 
if it can be posted and saved.

People reading your page will see "|" and can copy the code, it will 
work fine when pasted to a terminal.


On 2015-06-26 22:01, Selah Lynch wrote:
> When I edit a page in pmwiki and I put the following four character 
> string
> '" | ' (double-quote, space, vert-bar, space)... when I click save I 
> get a
> "The Connection Was Reset" message.    I also tried pasting within a [= 
> =]
> and it make no difference, still crashing.  Each character on it's own 
> does
> not cause problems.
> Any idea why this could be happening?
> PS. This sequence of characters pops up a lot when documenting bash
> commands... that is why I care!
> Thanks,
> Selah Lynch
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