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Re: core dump with svn r6178

From: Christian Daudt <csd_at_netbox.com>
Date: 2003-06-20 06:05:22 CEST

On June 19, 2003 06:22 pm, Greg Stein wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2003 at 12:34:44AM +0200, Sander Striker 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.
> >
> > In any case, we should not segfault on it. It is bad mojo if the server
> > can let the client crash (or the other way around) by bad data.
> Well, yah. That is an entirely different situation. We're talking about
> functions being passed bad parameters. If the system gets bad *data* from
> somewhere, then yup: we should gracefully error.

But isn't the bad XML string that caused the segfault (i.e. "<S:open-directory
rev=\"-1\">") received from the server ? If so, who should have gracefully
errored and didn't ?


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