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Re: Filenames with trailing newlines wreak havoc

From: Stefan Fuhrmann <stefan.fuhrmann_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2013 13:53:51 +0200

On Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 11:04 AM, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 01:14:58AM +0200, Johan Corveleyn wrote:
> > The fact that the checks at both layers are different means that you
> > can still 'svnadmin load' a repos with filenames with (non-LF) control
> > characters, but you can't svnsync it anymore.
> >
> > Not sure if that's important. Just making an observation ...
>
> Well, this is exactly the sort of thing why Ben, myself, and others have
> been saying all along that we shouldn't give the FS layer (or BDB/FSFS
> layers) any special significance in making decisions about which characters
> Subversion considers legal in filenames. If all layers were consistent,
> there wouldn't be any such problem.
>
> Alas, the current state of things is closest to what could be called
> consensus.
>

As of r1467768, full UTF-8 file name support is a TODO for fsfs-format7.
It's easy to implement, we just need to piggy-back this to a format bump.

-- Stefan^2.

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