Bug #62

Sylfeed follows symlinks, going into infinite loops.

Added by Samir Chaouki almost 5 years ago. Updated about 4 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:05/11/2012
Priority:NormalDue date:
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To reproduce the bug, add a mailbox where you specify a folder where there is a
symlink referring to a parent folder.


contains a symlink "m" which points to

Sylpheed will follow that symlink and go through folders like these:

Sylpheed will then stop responding.


#1 Updated by Hiroyuki Yamamoto over 4 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Resolved

At r3197, the recursion level of local tree scan was limited up to 64.

(Note: on Linux, the recursion level of symlink is limited up to 40.)

#2 Updated by Hiroyuki Yamamoto about 4 years ago

  • Status changed from Resolved to Closed

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