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Re: Bug with paths containing '/./' in file paths?

From: Steve McIntyre
Subject: Re: Bug with paths containing '/./' in file paths?
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 16:37:02 +0100
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On Fri, Jun 11, 2004 at 08:30:31AM -0700, Abhinandan Jain wrote:
>Perhaps "bug" was too strong a term. My point is that the longstanding
>behavior of CVS (several years and at least until 1.11.4) has been to
>accept such legal variants of relative paths. I am not sure why this has
>changed and whether the change is intentional or a side-effect of some
>other mod to CVS.
>I have modified our scripts to work around this more restrictive
>behavior. However I did want to highlight this issue for the benefit of
>others who are more knowlegeable about the CVS internals.

I'd expect it will have come about as a side-effect of the recent
security fixes that stop relative paths in general.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                address@hidden
"This dress doesn't reverse." -- Alden Spiess

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