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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] storage: Sanitize pool target paths



On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 12:04:05PM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
> Spurious / in a pool target path makes life difficult for apps using the
> GetVolByPath, and doing other path based comparisons with pools. This
> has caused a few issues for virt-manager users:
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=494005
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=593565
> 
> Add a new util API which removes spurious /, virFileSanitizePath. Sanitize
> target paths when parsing pool XML, and for paths passed to GetVolByPath.

If we're going todo this shouldn't we resolve symlinks, and
canonicalize any '..' or '.' components in the path. IIRC
gnulib had something for this ?

Daniel
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