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[Gcl-devel] Re: delayed pathname.d patch

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: [Gcl-devel] Re: delayed pathname.d patch
Date: 22 Apr 2004 14:25:02 -0400
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Greetings, and many thanks for reporting this!  Fixed in both branches
now, I believe.

Take care,

Michael Koehne <address@hidden> writes:

> Moin Camm Maguire,
>   pathname.d is still a can of worms ;(
>   even if my make-pathname now passes pfdietz ansi-test's ;)
>   ever tried the following :
>         (MAKE-PATHNAME :DIRECTORY '(:root "home" "kraehe")))
>   (MERGE-PATHNAMES #p"foo/bar.lsp")
>   (MERGE-PATHNAMES #p"foo/bar.lsp")
>   (MERGE-PATHNAMES #p"foo/bar.lsp")
>   (MERGE-PATHNAMES #p"foo/bar.lsp")
>   try it - its a nasty side effect ;-( more new bug for the next night ...
>   I would call this bug release critical, as file names could blow up your
>   core. Lucky, we dont have (web)servers based on GCL (yet), else part's
>   of my fix would need backporting to portato/security-updates ;-)
> Bye Michael
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Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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