[Hackage] #747: symlinks in sdists

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Tue Oct 12 10:13:31 EDT 2010

#747: symlinks in sdists
  Reporter:  igloo          |        Owner:         
      Type:  defect         |       Status:  new    
  Priority:  normal         |    Milestone:         
 Component:  Cabal library  |      Version:
  Severity:  normal         |     Keywords:         
Difficulty:  unknown        |   Ghcversion:         
  Platform:                 |  

Comment(by duncan):

 The new server code uses the tar package to validate the format of
 uploaded tarballs. We could also add a check for symlinks that point to
 entries outside of the tarball.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/747#comment:1>
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