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Re: svn:externals ../ in local path

From: Michae Sinz <Michael.Sinz_at_sinz.org>
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 20:57:31 -0500

On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 3:31 AM, Dimitri Yanculovici <
dimitri.yanculovici_at_orange-ftgroup.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like to know if the "../" in the local path of an svn:externals
> definition is planed to be supported.
> It isn't in the 1.5 version of svn : "Also, the local subdirectory part of
> the definition cannot contain .. parent directory indicators (such as
> ../../skins/myskin)."

To do what you ask would introduce a security risk and attack vector to any
client checking out code from a given repository.

Michael Sinz               Technology and Engineering Director/Consultant
"Starting Startups"                          mailto:Michael.Sinz_at_sinz.org
My place on the web                      http://www.sinz.org/Michael.Sinz
Received on 2009-02-10 02:58:29 CET

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