cgi_url_validate man page

cgi_url_validate — validate that url is of an allowed format


#include <cgi/cgi.h>
NEOERR *cgi_url_validate (const char *buf, char **esc);


buf - a 0 terminated string


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

Referenced By

cgi_cookie_authority(3), cgi_cookie_clear(3), cgi_cookie_set(3), cgi_cs_init(3), cgi_debug_init(3), cgi_destroy(3), cgi_display(3), cgi_error(3), cgi_filehandle(3), cgi_init(3), cgi_neo_error(3), cgi_output(3), cgi_parse(3), cgi_redirect(3), cgi_redirect_uri(3), cgi_register_parse_cb(3), cgi_url_escape(3), cgi_url_escape_more(3), cgi_url_unescape(3), cgi_vredirect(3).

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ClearSilver cgi/cgi.h 12 July 2007