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From "Kathey Marsden (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (DERBY-2925) Prevent export from overwriting existing files
Date Fri, 13 Jul 2007 21:48:04 GMT

    [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-2925?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel#action_12512631

Kathey Marsden commented on DERBY-2925:

Hi Ramin,

The patch looks good except I think it would be good to give import/export its own  SQLState
starting with XIE instead of reusing the existing store FILE_EXISTS message.  Also it would
be good to have test cases for writing the lob files.


> Prevent export from overwriting existing files
> ----------------------------------------------
>                 Key: DERBY-2925
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-2925
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Sub-task
>          Components: Security, Tools
>    Affects Versions:,,,
>            Reporter: Kathey Marsden
>            Assignee: Ramin Moazeni
>         Attachments: DERBY-2925v0.diff, DERBY-2925v0.stat
> Export should not overwrite existing files, but rather insist that the user remove them
before writing to the file.  This will help prevent accidental or intentional corruption of
the database with export.  This may introduce a compatibility issue with export but because
export is usually an attended utility and not typically invoked as part of an application,
I think the risk is worth the additional security this will provide.

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