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Re: [Issue 4124] New - Give servers sufficient means to disallow commits from clients based on version numbers

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2012 17:21:08 +0100

C. Michael Pilato wrote on Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 14:01:03 -0400:
> On 08/17/2012 12:43 PM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > Stefan Sperling wrote on Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 18:24:03 +0200:
> >> On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 12:14:31PM -0400, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> >>> 4. something else?
> >>
> >> 4. Marshall the version string before sending it across svn://,
> >> escaping unsupported characters somehow in a reversible way,
> >> and unescape them before passing them to hooks?
> >> I.e. use something like strnvis() but adapted to the
> >> restrictions of the svn:// protocol.
>
> Yeah, I forgot to add that I was thinking about this approach, too. I'm not
> familiar with strnvis(), but I assume it's similar to what we do with our
> checksum API _readable() variants (where 'A' is 0x41 and represented as as

I don't see any public or interlibrary API with /_readable/ in its name?
Received on 2012-08-19 18:21:43 CEST

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