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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] fast os_escape_path
Date Fri, 27 Feb 1998 13:43:50 GMT
Yeah... I definately think this should be in 1.3.

As far as a freeze date, how does March 11 sound (assuming that Dean's
done)? I get the impression that the Win32 stuff is as good as
it's gonna be :/


Randy Terbush wrote:
> 
> Dean Gaudet <dgaudet@arctic.org> writes:
> 
> > Folks might remember a while back it was pointed out that one of the two
> > "beck" attacks was still a bit choking on the server, and it was because
> > os_escape_path is way slow.  I posted a patch that used a precomputed
> > table to speed things up... well here is that patch done again properly.
> > In this case we precompute the table at compile time.  It contains a few
> > other bits.
> > 
> > This isn't really tested well, I'm posting because: 
> > 
> > (a) I want to know how win32 folks are going to deal with the need to run
> > gen_istable at compile time. 
> > 
> > (b) I'm not going to bother finishing it unless folks are going to accept
> > it into 1.3.
> > 
> > Dean
> 
> Looks like this would be a nice addition to 1.3. I would support it
> and begin lobbying that we choose a freeze date for 1.3 and put the
> wraps on it. ??
> 
> 


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