Bug Report: Crash on certain feed

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leoing
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Bug Report: Crash on certain feed

Postby leoing » Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:35 am

Vienna 3.5.8 MacOS 10.15.7

Tried to subscribe to https://flutterevents.com/feed - crashes Vienna after 2 secs (after some spinning wheel = much load). Every re-start again crashed Vienna, because it tries to fetch articles from that feed. Was a bit challenging to remove the feed in time :)

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Re: Bug Report: Crash on certain feed

Postby leoing » Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:46 am

Lucknews and RSS bot report above feed to be invalid.

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Re: Bug Report: Crash on certain feed

Postby karstenwo » Sun Oct 11, 2020 10:33 am

That feed is JSON, not xml. RSS and ATOM are both XML based.

Though there exists a jsonfeed spec https://www.jsonfeed.org/ this feed does not adhere to and seems to be it's own cooked up format.

According to the page source the feed url should be: https://flutterevents.com/app/feed

You posted https://flutterevents.com/feed


I successfully subscribed to https://flutterevents.com/ and vienna presented me with the 2059 items in that feed.

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Re: Bug Report: Crash on certain feed

Postby leoing » Sun Oct 11, 2020 5:34 pm

Thanks for the hints, unfortunately those other feeds are too cluttered, no real event feed.

The issue stands - no malformed feed should be able to crash your nice project ;)

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Re: Bug Report: Crash on certain feed

Postby barijaona » Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:22 pm

Thanks for reporting this. Workaround submitted and should be available soon.
I contribute to Vienna RSS as a developer.
Please, don't forget those tips for writing a good bug report

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Re: Bug Report: Crash on certain feed

Postby leoing » Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:41 pm

barijaona wrote:Thanks for reporting this. Workaround submitted and should be available soon.

Nice!


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