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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: Carlo Arenas <carenas@gmail.com>,
	Nikita Leonov via GitGitGadget <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org,
	Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@gmx.de>,
	Nikita Leonov <nykyta.leonov@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/3] credentials: make line reading Windows compatible
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 17:41:14 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqwo0difdh.fsf@gitster.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200929003000.GA898702@coredump.intra.peff.net> (Jeff King's message of "Mon, 28 Sep 2020 20:30:00 -0400")

Jeff King <peff@peff.net> writes:

> I think that:
>
>   - we'd never write a raw CR ourselves, as we'd urlencode the character
>
>   - if somebody did put in a raw CR manually like:
>
>       https://example.com\r\n
>
>     then we'd currently fail to match "example.com". Which is probably
>     not what they wanted. I suspect that \r in a hostname is bogus
>     anyway (certainly curl will complain about it).

I may be misremembering, but an argument I recall against the kind
of change we are dicussing now was that we ignore such an entry
right now, and the user may have added an entry for the host anew,
possibly with a more recent password.  Changing the parsing to
ignore CR would silently resurrect such a stale entry that the user
has written off as unused, and depending on the order of entries in
the file, a site that used to work may start failing suddenly.

I don't think I'd care too heavily either way.  As long as other
people will deal with possible backward-incompatibility fallout,
I do not mind seeing the change ;-).

I still don't see why we need to touch the cache-daemon, though.

Thanks.


  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-29  0:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 32+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-14 13:49 [PATCH] credential.c: fix credential reading with regards to CR/LF Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-02-14 17:55 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-02-14 18:32 ` Jeff King
2020-09-28 11:40 ` [PATCH v2 0/3] Prepare git credential to read input with DOS line endings Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 11:40   ` [PATCH v2 1/3] credential.c: fix credential reading with regards to CR/LF Nikita Leonov via GitGitGadget
2020-09-29  0:42     ` Jeff King
2020-10-02 11:37       ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-10-02 12:01         ` Jeff King
2020-10-02 12:27           ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-10-02 16:32         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-03 13:28           ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-28 11:40   ` [PATCH v2 2/3] credentials: make line reading Windows compatible Nikita Leonov via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 20:58     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-29  0:35       ` Jeff King
2020-09-30 22:33         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-02  7:53           ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-28 23:26     ` Carlo Arenas
2020-09-28 23:41       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-29  0:30       ` Jeff King
2020-09-29  0:41         ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-09-29  0:44           ` Jeff King
2020-09-29  0:54             ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-29  3:00               ` Jeff King
2020-09-30 22:25                 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-09-30 22:39                   ` Jeff King
2020-09-30 22:56                     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-01 13:54                       ` Jeff King
2020-10-01 15:42                         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-10-02  8:07                           ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-09-28 11:40   ` [PATCH v2 3/3] docs: make notes regarding credential line reading Nikita Leonov via GitGitGadget
2020-09-28 20:31   ` [PATCH v2 0/3] Prepare git credential to read input with DOS line endings Junio C Hamano
2020-10-03 13:29   ` [PATCH v3] credential: treat CR/LF as line endings in the credential protocol Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget

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