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Re: BUG: svn enters unkillable state, tracked down to UTF conv in locale!=C

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2006-07-04 15:59:53 CEST

On Tue, Jul 04, 2006 at 03:53:17PM +0200, Denis Vlasenko wrote:
> * why does svn go to such great efforts to generate error string
> (utf-8 conversion, oh my) just to discard it later?

Because at the point that it generates the error, it doesn't know
that it's going to discard it (it usually _won't_ discard it, so this
particular case is an unusual situation).

> * why utf-8 conversion enters infinite loop on garbage input?
> Isn't it a bug?

Probably, but as the version of APR you're using doesn't appear to
support glibc 2.4, it's hard to say exactly where the fault is.

> * why I don't see my own mails from the ml? ;)
>

Pass :-). Ask Google.

Regards,
Malcolm

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