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Re: core dump with svn r6178

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2003-06-19 23:49:26 CEST

On Thu, Jun 19, 2003 at 03:43:41PM -0500, cmpilato@collab.net wrote:
> mean, if you have a Subversion server that's sending your client a
> bogus REPORT response, by golly we want to know about it.

Yup. What version of the server do you have and which client? What version
of Neon is being used?

> Please help us, and please don't be offended if your alternative patch
> falls by the wayside. (Our entire svn_string.c function set does not
> try to protect against NULL input, not just that one function).

It isn't just Subversion. APR, APRUTIL, and Apache httpd also use this
convention. "Give me good inputs, or I'll crash." The crash is actually
quite nice because we can use a traceback to figure out the codepath which
contains the problem.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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Received on Thu Jun 19 23:46:28 2003

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