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Re: [Issue 1118] Changed - Subversion cannot handle paths containing tabs.

From: <gward_at_mems-exchange.org>
Date: 2003-01-28 16:07:07 CET

On 28 January 2003, William Uther said:
 On Tuesday, January 28, 2003, at 06:04 PM, Peter Davis wrote:
 More problems: the escaping functions currently ignores the possibility
 that the input is malformed. It might be some work to make all the
 callers handle the errors, but should:
 * xml_escape return error if the input contains unescapable chars (all
 ASCII control chars)
 This translates to, svn will not be able to handle files with control
 chars in their name, right?

It also means Subversion cannot handle log messages with control
characters in them. This came up because one of our CVS log messages
somehow had a Ctrl-D in it; cvs2svn happily converted this to a
Subversion log message, but we were unable to use the resulting
repository because one log message for one file resulted in bogus XML.

Why yes, I have filed a bug report on this... ;-)


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