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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: 2004-07-06 22:28:33 CEST

Branko ??ibej wrote:
> Josh Pieper wrote:
>
> >I don't understand. Are you saying that some portions of file:// URLs
> >are not given directly to the filesystem to resolve? Or that we can
> >safely collapse "/../" paths from them? Or something else?
> >
> >
> Both, but the second is more important. I think we should consider
> removing the '/../' portions from file:// URLs. Whilst we can't do that
> safely in paths -- because of the order in which symlinks get resolved,
> as I now understand -- I think we can safely forbid this kind of symlink
> magic for canonical repository URLs and simply declare that these don't
> contain /../ and /./ sequences. That would let us handle all URLs the same.

Brane,

ghudson, breser and myself talked a little on IRC and think that just
generating a sane error if any URLs contain "/../", and not collapsing
".." in paths would be an acceptable solution for now. What do you
think?

-Josh

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