Fwd: [wp-hackers] Bug in wp_upload_bits?

Peter Westwood peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Tue Nov 28 12:08:26 GMT 2006

On Tue, November 28, 2006 11:24 am, Steve Winton wrote:
> Hi Peter
> Forwarding this to you personally - it's waiting to be approved by the
> wp-hackers list moderator because the message is so big.
> Cheers,
> Steve
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Steve Winton <stevewinton at gmail.com>
> Date: Nov 28, 2006 11:12 AM
> Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] Bug in wp_upload_bits?
> To: wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com
> Hi Peter,
> Thanks for this.
> I'm using the XML-RPC for PHP library, version 2.1
> (http://phpxmlrpc.sourceforge.net/).
> The HTTP request sent by the library is attached
> (newMediaObject_request.txt). Hope it's ok to send attachments to this
> list - my email client was messing with the formatting when I did a
> straight copy and paste!


Your request looks like this:

         <value><string>09 Do You Speak English_.mp3</string></value>

The bug is here: "<value><string>base64stuff</string></value>"

That should be "<value><base64>base64stuff</base64></value>"

See the XMLRPC [1] and metaweblogapi [2] specs for more info.

[1] http://www.xmlrpc.com/spec
[2] http://www.xmlrpc.com/metaWeblogApi#metaweblognewmediaobject

Peter Westwood <peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk>

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