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Manual Reference Pages  -  CGI_URL_VALIDATE (3)

NAME

cgi_url_validate - validate that url is of an allowed format

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Arguments
Description

SYNOPSIS

   

#include <cgi/cgi.h>

   

NEOERR *cgi_url_validate (const char *buf, char **esc);

ARGUMENTS

buf - a 0 terminated string

DESCRIPTION

cgi_url_validate will check that a URL starts with one of the accepted safe schemes. If not, it returns "#" as a safe substitute. Currently accepted schemes are http, https, ftp and mailto. It then html escapes the entire URL so that it is safe to insert in an href attribute.

RETURN VALUE

esc - a newly allocated string

SEE ALSO

cgi_debug_init(3), cgi_parse(3), cgi_destroy(3), cgi_js_escape(3), cgi_html_escape_strfunc(3), cgi_register_strfuncs(3), cgi_output(3), parse_rfc2388(3), cgi_url_validate(3), open_upload(3), cgi_cs_init(3), cgi_url_escape_more(3), cgi_html_strip_strfunc(3), cgi_neo_error(3), cgi_redirect(3), cgi_filehandle(3), cgi_register_parse_cb(3), cgi_url_escape(3), cgi_init(3), cgi_redirect_uri(3), cgi_cookie_clear(3), cgi_url_unescape(3), cgi_vredirect(3), cgi_display(3), cgi_html_ws_strip(3), cgi_error(3), cgi_cookie_set(3), cgi_text_html_strfunc(3), cgi_cookie_authority
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ClearSilver CGI_URL_VALIDATE (3) 12 July 2007

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