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Re: svn commit: r1242608 - /subversion/branches/1.7.x/STATUS

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2012 22:56:25 -0500

Sure, sure. I wasn't attempting to be exhaustive. Just noting at least one.
Another big one would be Eclipse.
On Feb 9, 2012 10:54 PM, "Daniel Shahaf" <danielsh_at_elego.de> wrote:

> I'd argue that it matters for any long-lived client. That includes all
> GUI clients, and even Python:
>
> % python
> >>> from math import *
> >>> x = (pi+e)/2.0
> >>> from svn import *
> >>> client.checkout3("https://github.com/foo/bar")
> Aborted (core dumped)
> %
>
> Greg Stein wrote on Thu, Feb 09, 2012 at 22:47:00 -0500:
> > Hrm. Yeah... I guess for a Windows shell extension, that is a significant
> > distinction.
> >
> > Thx
> > -g
> > On Feb 9, 2012 10:39 PM, "Daniel Shahaf" <danielsh_at_elego.de> wrote:
> >
> > > Old code allows malicious servers to abort() the process libsvn is
> > > linked to, new code doesn't.
> > >
> > > Greg Stein wrote on Thu, Feb 09, 2012 at 22:14:39 -0500:
> > > > DoS? With the old code: the client died. With the new code: the
> client
> > > > dies. No change that I'm aware of, other than a nicer error message.
> > > >
> > > > It seems the justification would be, "nicer error message" rather
> than
> > > > anything about DoS.
> > > >
> > > > Cheers,
> > > > -g
> > > > On Feb 9, 2012 6:46 PM, <danielsh_at_apache.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Author: danielsh
> > > > > Date: Thu Feb 9 23:46:06 2012
> > > > > New Revision: 1242608
> > > > >
> > > > > URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1242608&view=rev
> > > > > Log:
> > > > > Nominate r1242607.
> > > > >
> > > > > Modified:
> > > > > subversion/branches/1.7.x/STATUS
> > > > >
> > > > > Modified: subversion/branches/1.7.x/STATUS
> > > > > URL:
> > > > >
> > >
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/subversion/branches/1.7.x/STATUS?rev=1242608&r1=1242607&r2=1242608&view=diff
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > >
> ==============================================================================
> > > > > --- subversion/branches/1.7.x/STATUS (original)
> > > > > +++ subversion/branches/1.7.x/STATUS Thu Feb 9 23:46:06 2012
> > > > > @@ -85,6 +85,13 @@ Candidate changes:
> > > > > Votes:
> > > > > +1: philip
> > > > >
> > > > > + * r1242607
> > > > > + Convert ra_serf assertions to errors.
> > > > > + Justification:
> > > > > + Malicious server can DoS clients.
> > > > > + Votes:
> > > > > + +1: danielsh
> > > > > +
> > > > > Veto-blocked changes:
> > > > > =====================
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > >
>
Received on 2012-02-10 04:57:25 CET

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