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From kxepal <>
Subject [GitHub] couchdb-config pull request: 2708 stronger testing for config set
Date Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:53:25 GMT
Github user kxepal commented on a diff in the pull request:
    --- Diff: src/config.erl ---
    @@ -177,9 +182,19 @@ delete(Section, Key, Reason) ->
     delete(Sec, Key, Persist, Reason) when is_binary(Sec) and is_binary(Key) ->
         delete(binary_to_list(Sec), binary_to_list(Key), Persist, Reason);
    -delete(Section, Key, Persist, Reason) when is_list(Section), is_list(Key) ->
    +delete(Section, Key, Persist, Reason) when is_boolean(Persist) ->
    +    assert_string(Section),
    +    assert_string(Key),
    +    if Reason == nil -> ok; true -> assert_string(Reason) end,
         gen_server:call(?MODULE, {delete, Section, Key, Persist, Reason}).
    +assert_string(Term) ->
    +    case io_lib:printable_list(Term) of
    --- End diff --
    This will cause a problem with non-latin1 configuration keys/values. By default, printable
range is set to latin1 unless it changed via `+pc` option. The source of problems could be:
admins login and passwords, secrets, oauth credentials, externals and query servers paths
and even vendor name.

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