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Re: "svn diff" bug that leads to security/privacy problems

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2005-04-14 02:34:22 CEST

On 2005-04-13 00:48:46 -0400, Michael Price wrote:
> If you set the mime-type on "link" then there is no problem. Keep in
> mind that "file" doesn't have to be in the repository -- the link can
> point to a file outside of the repo that will never be in the repo. So
> you can't always have a mime-type set on the link destination whereas
> you can always set the mime-type on the link itself.
> So I'm still not seeing how this is a bug.

Well, there's still a bug: Concerning "svn diff", it makes no sense
to output the diff on the contents of the target file. Instead,
"svn diff" should output the diff on the link value.

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