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Re: Unnecessary crippling of libsvn_fs_base. (Please stop it.)

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-07-14 19:19:57 CEST

On Fri, 14 Jul 2006, Garrett Rooney wrote:

> On 7/14/06, Daniel Rall <dlr@collab.net> wrote:
> >On Fri, 14 Jul 2006, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> >
> >> Greg Hudson wrote:
> >> > On Fri, 2006-07-14 at 12:28 -0400, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> >> >
> >> >>FSFS shouldn't have any problem with such paths AFAIK.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > FSFS will have trouble with newlines in pathnames... but then again, so
> >> > will our dumpfile format.
> >>
> >> Ah... the dumpfile format. That's an interesting one...
> >
> >Shouldn't problem characters be escaped when dumping loading, rather
> >than when saving to the FS?
>
> Back in the day when this discussion occurred it was just decided that
> nobody should have newlines in filenames, since it's evil, and it
> simplifies the dumpfile format (which was a design goal for it, IIRC).

Sure. But these are users that we're talking about...

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