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Re: ITS#1998, zero-length attr vals

On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 05:26:56PM -0700, Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:
> At 05:00 PM 2002-08-05, Howard Chu wrote:
> >Back to this issue again; the crash is actually an assert() because the
> >result of normalizing a single space is a zero-length string. It seems
> >we need to remove these asserts and return a failure code, or just accept the zero-length strings.
> Or, fix the normalizer so that it does the right thing.
> The right thing in this case (directory string) is to
> normalize one or more spaces to one space.

Not zero? Does that mean that zero-length directory string isn't
allowed? If it is allowed, should a one space (or more) directory
string be treated as different from a zero-length one?