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Re: some 'itoa'+apr_palloc issues and a few compiler warnings

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-05-03 11:34:23 CEST

Greg Hudson wrote:

>The case I am most concerned about is svndiff.c, because, unlike hash
>dumps and FSFS files, we accept svndiffs over the network. It seems
>like one way to DOS a server would be to send an svndiff window with a
>huge instruction or new data length, and then get the server to buffer
>some large amount of data. You'd need commit access to do that, so it's
>not so bad, but I have thought about proposing a "maximum reasonable
>window size" constant to address the issue.
We have such a constant, it's callsd SVN_MAX_OBJECT_SIZE. All we have to
do is agree on its value; right now it't the maximum allocatable size,
which is not very useful.

-- Brane

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