[pacman-dev] [PATCH] validate %FILEPATH% when parsing repo dbs

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri May 10 08:41:41 EDT 2013

On 09/05/13 16:48, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 09/05/13 16:40, Simon Gomizelj wrote:
>>     size_t cache_len = strlen(db->handle->dbpath) + strlen(db->handle->root);
>> Do we actually need to recalculate this each time? Maybe its worth
>> cacheing somewhere. I'm sure there's more validation that could be
>> done within pacman.
>> I'll leave the min length for now.
> Why? What does three characters give you that one does not?  I'm
> assuming an "a.Z" extension.  By why do we need an extension?

Discussed on IRC.   I'd prefer to explicitly check for "." and ".."
rather than have the restriction of three.


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