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Re: svn commit: r10133 - in trunk/subversion: include libsvn_subr tests/clients/cmdline tests/libsvn_subr

From: Josh Pieper <jjp_at_pobox.com>
Date: 2004-07-04 16:38:10 CEST

Klaus Rennecke wrote:
> Hmm, I think this will backtrack over the host name in URLs. Interesting
> feature, but intended? And I think absolute_path will be wrong for full
> URLs except file:///
>
> If there is a schema part, skip initial segment excluding the following
> slash? Something like while(*src && *src != '/') { *(dst++) = *(src++);
> } perhaps.
>
> Then the following slash which will be swallowed by the next if{} and
> trigger absolute_path. And avoid backtracking over the host name.

You are of course correct, I'll work on fixing it and adding some test
cases.

Speaking of review, after I put this change in, svn_path_canonicalize
could probably use several pairs of extra eyes. I copied most of the
logic from apr_filepath_merge, but that kind of pointer manipulation
is just the kind of code that security holes like to live in.

> Host names are case-insensitive by the way, that might be another
> transformation if strict equality is a goal. But this may clash with the
> callers that use this function for plain file names.

I think it's best to not worry this for now.

-Josh

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