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Id: 28019
Status: new
Priority: 0/
Queue: PAR

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: smueller [...]

Bug Information
Severity: Normal
Broken in: 0.972
Fixed in: (no value)

Subject: URL to filename munging results in unsupportedly long file names
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Filesystems impose a maximum length of filenames and/or paths. The following URL to file name munging code of can break on long URLs. This is around line 720 in as of PAR 0.973. # Munge URL into local file name # FIXME: This might result in unbelievably long file names! # I have run into the file/path length limitations of linux # with similar code in PAR::Repository::Client. # I suspect this is even worse on Win32. # -- Steffen my $file = $par; if (!%escapes) { $escapes{chr($_)} = sprintf("%%%02X", $_) for 0..255; } { use bytes; $file =~ s/([^\w\.])/$escapes{$1}/g; } $file = File::Spec->catfile( $ENV{PAR_CACHE}, $file); LWP::Simple::mirror( $par, $file ); return unless -e $file and -f _; $par = $file;

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