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Perl interface: SVN::Core::dirent_canonicalize segfaults on undef

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent-svn_at_vinc17.net>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2016 13:47:54 +0100

I have reported the following Debian bug:


With Subversion 1.9.3:

$ perl -MSVN::Core -e 'SVN::Core::dirent_canonicalize(undef)'
zsh: segmentation fault (core dumped) perl -MSVN::Core -e 'SVN::Core::dirent_canonicalize(undef)'

In case of undef, I suppose that the Perl module should pass the empty
string to the library (for which there are no errors), or return some
other kind of error.

I have not tried other kinds of arguments, but in any case, the
module should make sure that a valid string is passed to the

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Received on 2016-01-22 13:48:08 CET

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